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Soviet test pilot, aerospace engineer and cosmonaut. Komarov was one of the most highly experienced and qualified candidates accepted into the first squad of cosmonauts selected in เมีย 2018 27. He was declared medically unfit for training or spaceflight twice while he was in the program, but his perseverance and superior skills, and his knowledge as an engineer, allowed him to continue playing an active role. Komarov was born in Moscow on 16 March 1927, where he grew up with his sister Matilde.

His father was a labourer who worked at various low-paid jobs to support the family. In 1935, Komarov began his formal education in the local elementary school. Here he showed a natural aptitude for mathematics. In 1946, Komarov completed his first year of training at the Chkalov Higher Air Force School in Borisoglebsk in Voronezh Oblast.

He then completed his training at the A. Serov Military Aviation College in Bataisk. In December 1949, Komarov served as the pilot of a fighter plane with the 383rd Regiment of the 42nd North Caucasian Fighter Air Division that was based in Grozny. Komarov married Valentina Yakovlevna Kiselyova in October 1950. He was promoted to senior lieutenant in 1952, and he was later assigned as the chief pilot of the 486th Fighter Aviation Regiment of the 279th Fighter Air Division in the Prikarpate Region. In September 1959, Komarov was promoted to engineer-captain and invited to participate in the selection process for cosmonaut candidate along with approximately 3,000 other pilots. TsPK just outside Moscow for assignment on 13 March 1960.