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Ural Nazibovich Sultanov

From top to down: Signed and inscribed photo, signed note, signed cover and signed photo of Buran by Ural Sultanov.

Ural Nazibovich Sultanov

(Civilian Buran Cosmonaut #7)

Born on... 18 Nov. 1948
Join Buran Team in: April 1983
Left Buran Team in: Early 1996
As... Civilian Test Pilot
Major assignments: Chase pilot, co-pilot of 1st back-up crew

Graduated from Kharkov Higher Military School, 1971; civilian test pilot for Airforce Ministry; graduated from Moscow Aviation Institute, 1981; was selected as cosmonaut for Buran-flights on 09.03.1983 (LII-2); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 9/85 - 1987; In November 1988, Sultanov served as chase pilot for the first unmanned flight of the Buran. He was later assigned as co-pilot, with Viktor Zabolotsky, of the back-up crew for the first manned orbital Buran mission - at that time scheduled for launch early 1992; Since 2002 he works for an aviation company in Zhukovski.

 

 

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