Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts
|| Chardzhou / Chardzhou Oblast / Turkmen
|| Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Graduated from Kharkov Aviation Institute (KhAI
) in 1988 as a mechanical engineer/aircraft engine
specialist; in 1990 graduated from the Postgraduate Courses of the Kuibyshev
Aviation Institute (Samara) where he specialized in automation of control
systems design; after graduation from the Kharkov Aviation Institute he worked
at the Central Design Bureau in Samara as an engineer, design engineer and
leading design engineer; was selected as cosmonaut on 29.03.1996 and
transferred as civilian to the
group of Air Force;
(cosmonaut basic training): 03.06.1996 -
18.03.1998; hobbies: books and sport games.
Last update on July 01, 2012.