Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

Kugno

Eduard Pavlovich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  27.06.1935
Birthplace:  Poltava / Poltava Oblast / Ukrainian SSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  08.01.1963
Selection group:  TsPK-2
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 16.04.1964
Date of death:  24.02.1994
Place of death:  Kiev / Ukraine

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Additional information

Candidate of technical sciences degree; airplane engineer; Colonel, Soviet Air Force; parachutist; was selected as cosmonaut on 08.01.1963 (TsPK-2); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 1/63 - 16.04.1964; retired officially of medical reasons; from 1968 to 1970 he was instructor for the Soviet Air Force in Algeria, from 1986 to 1990 he served as an instructor at the Military Engineering School in Kiev; then he retired from active duty; he lived until his death in Irkutsk; died from cancer of stomach.

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