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1921 – He was born on the 15th of April in Donetsk Oblast, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic. 1941 – He joined the Soviet air force and was soon assigned to a ground attack unit flying the Ilyushin IL-2 (Shturmovik).          – He promoted as a Captain and Squadron Commander and was decorated as Hero ..

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1949 – Yuri Mikhailovich Baturin was born 12th of June in Moscow, Russia. 1973 – Graduated from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. 1980 – Finished at Law Institute, Science of Law.          – Worked at Institute State and Law (USSR Academy of Sciences). 1981 – Took up Journalism and Doctor of Laws in Moscow State ..

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1932 – Born on March 15th in Wheeler, Texas. American astronaut, participant in the Apollo 12 mission, in which two long walks, totaling nearly eight hours, were made on the Moon’s surface. 1955 – Bean entered the U.S. Navy upon graduation from the University of Texas, Austin.          – Received a bachelor of science ..

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1959 – Born on December 25th in Plattsburgh, New York. American Mission Specialist Astronaut. 1977 – Graduated from Cheney High School in Cheney, Washington. 1981 – Received his bachelor of science degree in physics/astronomy from University of Washington.          – Anderson graduated form the University of Washington and was commissioned a second lieutenant. 1983 ..

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1930 –  Aldrin was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey on January 20, 1930. 1951 – Attended and graduated with honors at West Point. Participated in the Korean War as a jet fighter in the US Air Force. 1954 – Attended and earned his doctorate of science in Astronautics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in ..

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1942 – Born on the 22nd of July in Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan. 1967 – 1971 – He became a reporter for the Japanese TV company TBS (Tokyo Broadcasting System), and also worked for the BBC World Service. 1989 – He was selected for cosmonaut training on 17th of August. 1990 – He was the first ..

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1959 – Born on the 1st of January in Sardah, Afghanistan. 1988 – He was the first Afghan cosmonaut and spent nine days in space aboard the Mir space station.        – He was part of the Soyuz TM-6 three-man crew, which launched at 04:23 GMT on the 29th of August.        – He were ..

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