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Dumitru Dorin Prunariu
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Born 27 September 1952 (1952-09-27) (age 68)
Brașov, Brașov County, Romania
Occupation Aviator, engineer, and diplomat
Awards Hero of the Soviet Union
Hero of the Socialist Republic of Romania
Space career
Intercosmos Cosmonaut
Time in space
7d 20h 42m
Selection 1978 Intercosmos Group
Missions Soyuz 40

Dumitru-Dorin Prunariu ( born 27 September 1952) is a Romanian cosmonaut. He flew in space aboard Soyuz 40 spacecraft and Salyut 6 space laboratory. He teamed with the Soviet cosmonaut Leonid Popov. The backup crew was made of Romanian candidate cosmonaut Dumitru Dediu and Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Romanenko.

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