Dennis Tito
Naissance : 8 août 1940, à New York, New York, États-Unis.
Antécédent : Homme d'affaires.
Sélection : Juin 2000: sélection d'un «touriste» spatial.
1er vol : Soyouz TM-32 7 j. 22 h. 04 min. Participant à un vol spatial
Total : 7 j. 22 h. 04 min.
Temps à bord d'ISS Soyouz TM-32 5 j. 13 h. 48 min.
Sortie spatiale : Aucune.
Retraite : Mai 2001.
Décès :
Remarques : Première personne à se payer un voyage dans l'espace.  Tito n'est cependant pas le premier «touriste de l'Espace».
RSC Energia bio Dennis TITO

Space flight participant,

August 8, 1940, New York, USA. 

He graduated in 1962 from the New York University engineering college with Bachelor's degree in astronautics. In 1964 he took his Master's degree in engineering from Rensellaer University. In 1970 he took a course at the Anderson school of management of California University, Los Angeles. 

Divorced. He has a daughter and two sons. 

Master's degree in engineering.

In 1963 he started working as an aerospace engineer in NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He calculated trajectories for interplanetary probes of the Mariner series, in particular, he participated in the program of robotic missions to Mars and Venus.
In 1972 he founded his company Wilshire Associates Inc. in Santa Monica, California. The same year he developed the Wilshire aggregate market index (Wilshire 5000), which is the most widely used index in the securities market. Official representatives of the US Federal Reserve System call this index the barometer of the US economy. At present, Wilshire Associates Incorporated is the leading provider of services in the areas of management, consulting and investment technologies.
Since October 9, 2000, he has been training at Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center for a flight to the Russian space station Mir as a space tourist. That flight did not took place because of Mir de-orbiting.

Voir aussi :
Fiche biographique d'Energiya
Les Explorateurs de l'espace Les conquérants de l'Espace 
par ordre d'atteinte de l'orbite
Les envolées habitées:
1960, 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000
© Claude Lafleur, 2007
Les Dossiers Espace Espace 101 La Librairie virtuelle Spacecrafts encyclopedia