Training days

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Early in March 1960 the first of 20 cosmonaut candidates began arriving in Moscow. The first to enter the temporary training facility at Frunze airfield were Pavel Popovich and his wife Marina. Popovich would then offer to serve as an unofficial guide and quartermaster for the other trainees as they arrived. An ebullient character given to bursting out in song, he was actually a near-perfect person to greet and quickly familiarize his new colleagues with their temporary training facility and living quarters.


Training Centre Training Facility Living Quarter Indoor Swimming Pool Fellow Trainee 
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