Oldřich Pelčák

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Oldřich Pelčák
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Nationality Czech
Born (1943-11-02) November 2, 1943 (age 70)
Zlín, Czechoslovakia
Selection Air Force Group 6
Missions Soyuz 28 (backup)

Oldřich Pelčák (born November 2, 1943 in Zlín, Czechoslovakia) was a Czech cosmonaut and engineer. He graduated from Gagarin Air Force Military Academy. In 1976, Pelčák was selected as backup of Vladimír Remek for the Soyuz 28 mission.[1] They were the first cosmonauts who were neither Americans nor Soviets.

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  1. ^ "Exkluzivně: Remkův let očima jeho náhradníka Pelčáka" (in Czech). Aktualne.cz. Retrieved January 30, 2010. 

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