Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Korchuganova

Galina Korchuganova

Корчуганова

Galina Gavrilovna
Галина Гавриловна

USSR

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  22.03.1935
Birthplace:  Barnaul / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  
Children:  
Selection date:  28.02.1962
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. ??.03.1962
Day of death:  ??.01.2004
Place of death:  ?

Additional information

Graduated from the Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI); graduated from the test pilot school; on 28.02.1962 as "cosmonaut-aspirant" selected, but in March 1962 declined by GMVK; later she worked as engineer and test pilot; 74 world records on the aircraft Yak-32, Yak-40, An-24; master of sport, the master of the sport of international class; died of cancer.

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