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People: Tamayo Mendez, Lopez Falcon. Agency: Cuban AF.



1942 January 29 - .
  • Birth of Arnaldo 'Guasso' Tamayo-Mendez - . Nation: Cuba. Related Persons: Tamayo Mendez. African-Cuban pilot cosmonaut. Flew on Salyut 6 EP-8. First Cuban astronaut. First person of African descent to fly in space. Graduated from Air Force Academy Pilot, Cuban Air Force. Director of the Organization for Civil Defense in Cuba..

1950 February 8 - .
  • Birth of Jose Armando Lopez-Falcon - . Nation: Cuba. Related Persons: Lopez Falcon. Cuban pilot cosmonaut, 1978-1980. Graduated from Carlos Ullo military pilot school, 1967. Graduated from Gagarin Military Academy, Monino. Cuban Air Force Captain and pilot. Continued service as a pilot in the Cuban Air Force..


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