Pyotr Klimuk is a cosmonaut who was born on July 10, 1942, in Belorussia.
Klimuk became a cosmonaut in 1965. He has spent over 79 days in space
aboard 3 spaceflights.
In 1973, Klimuk flew aboard Soyuz 13. The crew spent 8 days using the Orion
observatory to study the comet Kahoutek. In 1974,
Klimuk flew his second mission aboard Salyut 4. The crew studied the Earth and
solar surfaces for 36 days.
Klimuk commanded Soyuz 31 in 1978. This was an Interkosmos mission.
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