Bertalan Farkas

Bertalan Farkas

Status: Retired
8/2/1949 –
Nationality: Hungarian
Type: Government
Agency: Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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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