Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

Krikun

Yuri Yuriyevich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  03.06.1963
Birthplace:  Kiev / Ukrainian SSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  11.05.1990
Selection group:  KKSZh
Position:  Research Cosmonaut (RC)
Status:  Ret. 07.02.1992

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Additional information

Graduated from a theatre-faculty, Kiev,1987; then he studied journalism in Kiev; author of different books; was selected as cosmonaut on 11.05.1990; OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 01.10.1990 - 21.01.1992; hobbies: literature, European painting, theater, track and field sports, football, cycling; 1997 unsuccesfully applying for the Ukranian cosmonaut team.

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