Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Sadovnikov

Nikolai Sadovnikov

Садовников

Nikolai Fyodorovich
Николай Федорович

USSR

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  25.10.1946
Birthplace:  Lihovskoy / Oblast Rostov / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  
Children:  
Selection date:  ??.??.1977
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 12.07.1977
Day of death:  22.07.1994
Place of death:  Moscow / Russian Federation (?)

Additional information

Captain, Reserves, Soviet Air force (until 1973); attended the EYSK higher military aviation school of pilots (EVVAUL), where he graduated in 1968; graduated from the LII test pilot school in 1975; selected as cosmonaut candidate in 1977 but left the group in the same year.

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