Toktar Aubakirov is a cosmonaut who was born on July 27, 1946, in
Aubakirov spent over 8 days in space on a single spaceflight.
In 1991, Aubakirov flew aboard Soyuz TM-13. He did experiments for
Kazakhstan. Aubakirov was the first Soviet citizen to go into space
without actually being certified as a cosmonaut. His certification was
delayed due to the breakup of the Soviet Union.
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