As per our current Database, Dumitru Prunariu is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Dumitru Prunariu is 68 years, 2 months and 7 days old. Dumitru Prunariu will celebrate 69rd birthday on a Monday 27th of September 2021. Below we countdown to Dumitru Prunariu upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Dumitru Prunariu|
|Age||68 years old|
|Born||September 27, 1952 (Romania)|
Dumitru Prunariu’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, People born under the sign of Libra are peaceful, fair, and they hate being alone. Partnership is very important for them, as their mirror and someone giving them the ability to be the mirror themselves. These individuals are fascinated by balance and symmetry, they are in a constant chase for justice and equality, realizing through life that the only thing that should be truly important to themselves in their own inner core of personality. This is someone ready to do nearly anything to avoid conflict, keeping the peace whenever possible
Dumitru Prunariu was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.
After completing his famous 1981 Soyuz 40 joint space mission with fellow cosmonaut Leonid Popov, Prunariu received Golden Star; Hero of the Soviet Union; Order of Lenin; and Hero of the Socialist Republic of Romania honors.
After earning an Aerospace Engineering degree from the Politehnica University of Bucharest, he trained as a Romanian Air Force officer. He joined the Soviet Interkosmos space program in 1978.
In the late 1990s and early 2000s, he served as President of the Romanian Space Agency.
His marriage to Crina Prunariu produced two children.
He and Russian cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov both participated in Soyuz space missions.