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Popovich, Pavel
Russian Cosmonaut
1st Air Force Selection (1960)
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Pavel Popovich completed two pioneering spaceflights in the Soviet space programme.  His first flight in 1962 was as pilot of Vostok 4, part of the first group flight with Vostok 3 carrying Adrian Nikolayev.  In 1974, Popovich commanded Soyuz 14 on a 16-day mission with Yuri Artyukhin to Salyut 3, the first millitary space station to host a crew.