Biographies of International Astronauts

Prunariu

Dumitru Dorin

Romania

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Personal data

Birthdate:  27.09.1952
Birthplace:  Brashov
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  01.03.1978
Selection group:  Interkosmos-2
Position:  Research Cosmonaut (RC)
Status:  Ret. 22.05.1981

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz 40  Research Cosmonaut  14.05. - 22.05.1981 7d 20h 42m 
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Total  7d 20h 42m 
           

Additional information

Graduated from the Physics and Mathematics high school in Brasov, 1971; degree in aerospace engineering from the Polytechnica University in Bucharest, 1976; degree of aeronautical engineering; airforce pilot; hobby: photography; he is fluent in English, Russian and French; since 1990 Director of the civil aviation program of Romania; 1998 President of ROSA (Romanian Space Agency); 2003 Major General (now Lieutenant General); 2004 until July 2005 Ambassador on Romania in Russia; then Honor President of ROSA (Romanian Space Agency).

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Last update on July 07, 2009.