Biographies of International Astronauts

Yi

Soyeon

South Korea

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Personal data

Birthdate:  02.06.1978
Birthplace:  Kwangju
Marital status:  single
Children:  
Selection date:  25.12.2006
Selection group:  South Korea
Position:  Spaceflight Participant (UKP)
Status:  Ret. 19.04.2008

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz TMA-12 / Soyuz TMA-11  Spaceflight Participant  08.04.- 19.04.2008 10d 21h 13m 
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Total  10d 21h 13m 
         

Additional information

Birth date by lunar calendar: 27.04.1978; female; researcher at the KAIST; Ph.D.; one of two finalists from South Korea for a Soyuz mission in April 2008; hobbies: picture, song and Taekwondo.

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