Ivan Bella is a Slovak Air Force officer who became the first Slovak citizen to fly in space. He participated in an eight-day joint Russian-French-Slovak mission to the Mir space station in 1999.
|Born:||May 25, 1964, Brezno, Czechoslovakia (present Slovakia)|
|Time in space:||7d 21h 56min|
|Selection:||1998 Cosmonaut Group|
|Missions:||Soyuz TM-29, Mir-Štefánik, Soyuz TM-28|
About Ivan Bella
Colonel in the Slovak Air Force who is the first Slovak citizen to fly in space.
He trained as a research cosmonaut at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center.
He went on a mission to the Mir Space Station in 1999.
He married and had three children.
He, like Helen Sharman, visited the Mir Space Station.
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