Judgerdimidin Gurragcha was a cosmonaut who was born on December 5, 1947,
Before he became a cosmonaut, Gurragcha was a mechanic.
Gurragcha became a cosmonaut in 1978. He became the first Mongolian in
space when he flew aboard Soyuz 39 in 1981. He spent 8 days aboard the
Salyut 6 space station.
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