Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts
Graduated from Moscow Bauman High Technical
College in mechanical engineering, 1980; since 1985 married to cosmonaut Valeri
; was selected by
as cosmonaut on 25.01.1989 (NPOE
(cosmonaut basic training): 01.10.1990 -
06.03.1992; hobbies: Theatre, river fishing, reading, traveling, tennis, cars;
since 2000 member of the Russian Parliament Duma (in December 2007 re-elected).