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Tanya Kirbuk
Tanya Kirbuk




Astronaut (also an officer in the Soviet Air Force)

Position Aboard Leonov


Portrayed by

Helen Mirren

Dr. Tanya Kirbuk (Tanya Orlov in the novel) was a Soviet astronaut and the commander of the Leonov mission to investigate what happened to the Discovery. She plays a large role in 2010: Odyssey Two and its film adaptation 2010.


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