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Vladimír Remek

Vladimír Remek

  • Status: Retired
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 09/26/1948
  • First Flight: 03/02/1978
  • Last Flight: 03/02/1978


Vladimír Remek, a Czech 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.

Vladimír Remek (born 26 September 1948) is a Czech politician and diplomat as well as a former cosmonaut and military pilot. He flew aboard Soyuz 28 from 2 to 10 March 1978, becoming the first Czechoslovak in space and the only Czech in space. As the first cosmonaut from a country other than the Soviet Union or the United States, and with the entry of the Czech Republic into the European Union, Remek is considered to be the first astronaut from the European Union.

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