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Dumitru Dorin Prunariu (b. September 27, 1952, Brasov) is the first Romanian cosmonaut. On May 14, 1981 became the first and only Romanian who never flew in space. He participated in the Soyuz 40 mission in the space program Intercosmos and spent seven days in space, 20 hours and 42 minutes. The aeronautical engineer. He was the engineer officer in Command of all Air Force chief of Romanian Civil Aviation, President of the Romanian Space Agency, Ambassador of Romania in the Russian Federation, Chairman of the non-militarization of outer space in the UN. Today is the degree of Major General (2 star) in reserve.