Yi So-yeon

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Yi So-yeon (born June 2, 1978) is a South Korean astronaut and biotechnologist who became the first Korean to fly in space. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yi So-yeon has received more than 201,852 page views. Her biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Yi So-yeon is the 216th most popular astronaut (up from 278th in 2019), the 306th most popular biography from South Korea (up from 334th in 2019) and the most popular Astronaut.

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  • 39

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  • 2.71

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Among astronauts, Yi So-yeon ranks 216 out of 524Before her are Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper, Jerry L. Ross, James P. Bagian, Michael López-Alegría, Bonnie J. Dunbar, and Karol J. Bobko. After her are Rodolfo Neri Vela, Steven R. Nagel, Yuri Gidzenko, Donald H. Peterson, Anatoly Artsebarsky, and André Kuipers.

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Among people born in 1978, Yi So-yeon ranks 147Before her are Alexis Amore, Bill Hader, Christian Coulson, Émile Mpenza, Owain Yeoman, and Emerson Sheik. After her are Damian Marley, Wes Bentley, Julian Casablancas, Yukari Tamura, Liu Yang, and Fernando Meira.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Yi So-yeon ranks 306 out of 944Before her are Park Eun-hye (1977), Jee Yong-ju (1948), Taeyang (1988), Park Hyung-sik (1991), Choi Jin-hyuk (1986), and Yun Hyon-seok (1984). After her are Choi Kang-hee (1959), Kim Jong-kook (1976), Oh Eun-sun (1966), Jang Hye-jin (1975), Jeongyeon (1996), and Park Yoo-chun (1986).

Among ASTRONAUTS In South Korea

Among astronauts born in South Korea, Yi So-yeon ranks 1