Vladimir Remek is a cosmonaut who was born on September 26, 1948, in
Before he became a cosmonaut, Remek was in the Czech Air Force.
Remek became a cosmonaut in 1976. He was the first citizen of a nation
other than the United States or the USSR to go into space. He flew
aboard Soyuz 28 in 1978. The crew spent 8 days aboard the Salyut 6 space
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