Biographies of International Astronauts

Remek

Vladimír "Volodya"

Czechoslovakia

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Personal data

Birthdate:  26.09.1948
Birthplace:  Ceske Budejovice
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  06.12.1976
Selection group:  Interkosmos-1
Position:  Research Cosmonaut (RC)
Status:  Ret. 10.03.1978

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz 28  Research Cosmonaut  02.03. - 10.03.1978 7d 22h 17m 
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Total  7d 22h 17m 
           

Additional information

Colonel, Czech Air Force; Graduated from Gagarin Air Force Academy, 1976; graduated from Voroshilov-Staff Academy of Soviet Air Force, 1988; Air Force Pilot; later Director of museum for Aviation and Astronautics in Prague; later representative for firm "Che-Zet" in Moscow; then he works in the Czech embassy in Russia; since 2004 Member of the European Parliament.

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