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Sharman, Helen Patricia 'Lenochka'
Sharman
Sharman
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British engineer cosmonaut 1989-1998. Chemist. First British astronaut. First non-American, non-Soviet female astronaut.

Status: Inactive; Active 1989-1998. Born: 1963-05-30. Spaceflights: 1 . Total time in space: 7.88 days. Birth Place: Sheffield.

Bachelor of science in chemistry, 1984. Doctorate degree from Birbeck College, London. Worked at Mars Confectionery Ltd. Flew on commercial Juno mission to the Mir space station. One of three candidates from the United Kingdom in the 1992 ESA selection, but was not selected. Thereafter worked as a television commentator.


More at: Sharman.

Family: British Commercial Group - 1989, Cosmonaut, Women of Space. Country: UK. Spacecraft: Mir. Flights: Soyuz TM-11, Soyuz TM-11 Kosmoreporter, Soyuz TM-12 Juno. Agency: Mars Confectionery. Bibliography: 4452, 6018.
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Soyuz TM-12Soyuz TM-12
Sharman after landing.
Credit: RKK Energia



1963 May 30 - .
  • Birth of Helen Patricia 'Lenochka' Sharman - . Nation: UK. Related Persons: Sharman. British engineer cosmonaut. Flew on Mir Juno. Chemist. First British astronaut. First non-American, non-Soviet female astronaut..

1989 November 25 - .
  • British Commercial Cosmonaut Training Group selected. - . Nation: UK. Related Persons: Mace, Timothy, Sharman. The group was selected for the Juno commercial British cosmonaut mission..

1991 May 18 - . 12:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC1. LV Family: R-7. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-U2.
1991 May 26 - .

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