Source: Roscosmos PAO
|Birthplace:||Simferopol / Simferopol Oblast / Ukrainian SSR|
|Position:||Research Cosmonaut (RC) / Test Cosmonaut (TC)|
|1||Soyuz TMA-10 / ISS-15||Commander||07.04.2007 - 21.10.2007||196d 17h 05m|
|2||Soyuz TMA-17 / ISS-22 / ISS-23||Commander / ISS-CDR||20.12.2009 - 02.06.2010||163d 05h 32m|
|Total||359d 22h 37m|
|1||Soyuz TM-28||Research Cosmonaut|
Colonel, Russian Air Force; M.D. from Moscow Sergei M. Kirov Military Medicine Academy, 1980; then he worked in TsPK, medical department; was selected as cosmonaut on 09.02.1996; OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 03.06.1996 - 18.03.1998; was assigned as double for Soyuz TM-28; hobbies: swimming, computers. Kotov became the 100th Russian in space; since 30.01.2009 Deputy Commander of the TsPK cosmonaut corps; since 2011 Deputy Chief of Cosmonaut Training Center TsPK.
Last update on March 28, 2013.