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Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez in Berlin, July 2018
Intercosmos Research Cosmonaut
|Born||29 January 1942
|Time in space||7d 20h 43m|
|Selection||1978 Intercosmos Group|
|Awards||Hero of the Republic of Cuba
Hero of the Soviet Union
As a member of the crew of Soyuz 38, he became the first Cuban citizen, the first Latin American, and the first person from a country in the Western Hemisphere other than the United States to travel into Earth orbit.
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Arnaldo Tamayo's Sokol space suit, on display at Museo de la Revolución, Havana, Cuba, 2002
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