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Dumitru Dorin Prunariu
|Born||27 September 1952
Brașov, Brașov County, Romania
|Occupation||Aviator, engineer, and diplomat|
|Awards||Hero of the Soviet Union
Hero of the Socialist Republic of Romania
Time in space
|7d 20h 42m|
|Selection||1978 Intercosmos Group|
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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