In 1965, he graduated from the military pilot
school in Deblin. In 1978, he was chosen from
a1most500 Polish pilots to take part in the
Intercosmos space program. Together with
Pyotr Klimuk, he spent almost eight days on
board the Salyut 6 space station (from 17:27
on 27 June to 16:31 on 5 July 1978). During
their time in orbit, they carried out various
geoscience experiments and photographed
They landed 300 km west of Tselinograd.
Hermaszewski was awarded with the Hero of
the Soviet Union title for his participation in
the mission, He later became President of the
Polish Astronautical Society (1983-89).
Milostaw Hermaszewski, Polish cosmonaut - Milosław Hermaszewski, Polish cosmonaut