Vladimir Remek

(b. 1948)

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(1948– )

Czechoslovakian cosmonaut. He was the first Czechoslovakian to become a cosmonaut, and the first person in space from a country other than Russia or the USA. Selected in 1976, he had one flight, in March 1978, as a research cosmonaut aboard Soyuz 28 as it formed a working unit in space with Soyuz 27 and Salyut 6. Remek left the cosmonaut programme in 1978.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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