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Musa Manarov

Musa Manarov

  • Status: Retired
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 03/22/1951
  • First Flight: 12/21/1987
  • Last Flight: 12/02/1990


Musa Manarov, a Russian astronaut affiliated with the government agency Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS), embarked on 2 space flights and engaging in 7 spacewalks during his/her career as an astronaut.

Musa Khiramanovich Manarov (Russian: Муса Хираманович Манаров; born March 22, 1951 in Baku, Azerbaijan SSR) is a former cosmonaut who spent 541 days in space.
From December 21, 1987 to December 21, 1988 he flew as flight engineer on Soyuz TM-4. The flight duration was 365 days 22 hours 38 minutes. From December 2, 1990 to May 26, 1991 he flew again as a flight engineer on Soyuz TM-11. The duration was 175 days 1 hour 50 minutes,[2] the longest continuous time spent in space by anyone at that time. During his 176-day stay, Manarov observed the Earth and worked in space manufacturing. He also performed 20 hours of spacewalks.

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