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Bertalan Farkas

Bertalan Farkas

  • Status: Retired
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 08/02/1949
  • First Flight: 05/26/1980
  • Last Flight: 05/26/1980


Bertalan Farkas, a Hungarian astronaut affiliated with the government agency Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS), embarked on 1 space flights and engaging in 0 spacewalks during his/her career as an astronaut.

Bertalan Farkas (born August 2, 1949) is the first Hungarian cosmonaut and the first Esperantist in space. He is currently the president of Airlines Service and Trade. With Charles Simonyi’s space travel, Farkas is no longer the only Hungarian who has been to space (he is still the only astronaut, as Simonyi flew as a space tourist).

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