Biographies of International Astronauts

Gurragcha

Zhugderdemidiyn "Gurr"

Mongolia

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Personal data

Birthdate:  05.12.1947
Birthplace:  Gurvan-Bulak
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  01.03.1978
Selection group:  Interkosmos-2
Position:  Research Cosmonaut (RC)
Status:  Ret. 30.03.1981

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz 39  Research Cosmonaut  22.03. - 30.03.1981 7d 20h 42m 
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Total  7d 20h 42m 
           

Additional information

Graduated from Zhukovsky Military Engineering Academy, 1977; Aeronautic engineer; Major General; later Deputy Chief of central board of defense; later chief of a scientific institute in Ulan Bator; was 2000 - 2004 Mongolian Secretary of Defence.

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