Honoring the Hellenes of the Diaspora: Fyodor (Theodoros) Yurchikhin-Grammatikopoulos

Mar 12, 2014

An event featuring a lecture by the Greek-Russian cosmonaut …

Fyodor (Theodoros) Yurchikhin-Grammatikopoulos

The Hellenic American Union, honoring notable Hellenes of the Diaspora, presents an event dedicated to the Greek Russian cosmonaut Fyodor (Theodoros) Yurchikhin-Grammatikopoulos. The event includes a lecture given by the cosmonaut about his experiences in space.  

Born in Batumi, Georgia, in 1959, the cosmonaut of Greek decent on his mother’s (Mikroula Grammatikopoulou-Yurchikhina) side, has so far flown on four spaceflights, performed 8 Extravehicular Activities, and has spent more than 500 days in space.

Recently, Fyodor Yurchikhin returned the Olympic torch from the International Space Station to Sochi, Russia, for the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics.

His remarkable distinctions include the Hero of the Russian Federation medal, the Order of Friendship medal, and the NASA Space Flight Medal.

Information

Organizer Hellenic American Union
Venue Hellenic American Union Theater, Massalias 22, Kolonaki
Start Date 12/03/2014
Starting Time 20:00
Type Talk - Presentation
Participants Fyodor (Theodoros) Yurchikhin-Grammatikopoulos
Languages: EL, EN
Interpretation Provided: No
Registration Required: No
Reservation Required: No
Admission Fee Admission is free
Last Update At: 2014/03/14 - 15:44:43

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