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Dr Mikhail Georgiyevich Potapov
: 28 October 1951.
: Civilian Physician, Institute of Medical Biological Problems.
: 1978 Physician Group.
: 01 December 1978.
: 27 May 1985.
Number of Flights
- 1980 November -
: Proposed Backup Crew.
Planned but cancelled manned flight. Crew dissolved when Lazarev failed physical in early 1981.
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