Biographies of International Astronauts

Farkas

Bertalan "Bertsi"

Hungary

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Personal data

Birthdate:  02.08.1949
Birthplace:  Gyulahaza
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  01.03.1978
Selection group:  Interkosmos-2
Position:  Research Cosmonaut (RC)
Status:  Ret. 03.06.1980

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz 36 / Soyuz 35  Research Cosmonaut  26.05. - 03.06.1980 7d 20h 45m 
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Total  7d 20h 45m 
           

Additional information

Pilot and Bigadier General in the Hungarian Air Force; graduated from aeronautical college, Szolnok, 1969; graduated from Air Military College, Krasnodar, Russia, 1972; later scientist at Technical University, Budapest; than Air force attachee at Hungarian Embassy in Washington; currently President of Airlines Service and Trade Ltd., Budapest; hobbies: Soccer.

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