Biographies of International Astronauts

Shuttleworth

Mark Richard "Buranov"

Republic South Africa

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Personal data

Birthdate:  18.09.1973
Birthplace:  Welkom / Orange Free State
Marital status:  single
Children:  none
Selection date:  05.12.2001
Selection group:  Space Tourist 2
Position:  Spaceflight Participant (UKP)
Status:  Ret. 05.05.2002

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz TM-34 / Soyuz TM-33  Spaceflight Participant  25.04. - 05.05.2002 9d 21h 25m 
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Total  9d 21h 25m 
         

Additional information

Bachelor of Business Science in business finance and information systems from the University of Cape Town, 1996; honorary doctorate by the University of Cape Town; multi-millionaire who is working in computer science and consulting business; founder of the Thawte Consulting; lives in London since 2001; he does have dual UK-RSA citizenship; hobbies: travel, technology, internet, science fiction.

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