Biographies of International Astronauts

Bella

Ivan

Slovakia

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Personal data

Birthdate:  25.05.1964
Birthplace:  Dolna Lehota
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  23.03.1998
Selection group:  Slovakia
Position:  Research Cosmonaut (RC)
Status:  Ret. 28.02.1999

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz TM-29 / Soyuz TM-28  Research Cosmonaut  20.02. - 28.02.1999 7d 21h 56m 
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Total  7d 21h 56m 
         

Additional information

Lieutenant Colonel, Air Force; graduated from regulary military school Banska-Bystritsa in 1983; graduated from Military Academy in Kosice, 1987; pilot and navigator of 33rd Air Force Base in Malacky/West-Slovakia; then general space training from March 25 - August 1998 at TsPK; he currently serves as Military Attache for Slovakia in Moscow (since 2004).

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Last update on July 11, 2009.