Biographies of International Astronauts

Sharman

Helen Patricia "Lenochka"

United Kingdom

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Personal data

Birthdate:  30.05.1963
Birthplace:  Sheffield
Marital status:  single
Children:  none
Selection date:  25.11.1989
Selection group:  Juno
Position:  Research Cosmonaut (RC) / LS
Status:  Ret. ??.09.1998

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz TM-12 / Soyuz TM-11  Research Cosmonaut  18.05. - 26.05.1991 7d 21h 13m 
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Additional information

Bachelor of science in chemistry, University of Sheffield, 1984; doctorate degree from Birbeck College, London; joined Mars confectionery Ltd..; hobbies: Sports, motorbiking; later she worked as TV-Commentator; one of three candidates from the United Kingdom in the 1992 ESA selection; she was noticed on the shortlist of 25 candidate applicants by the European Astronauts Board Selection (EASB), but was not selected in 1992 and again in 1998.

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