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Yuri Ivanovich

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Personal data

Birthdate:  22.12.1961
Birthplace:  Svetlovodsk / Kirovograd Oblast / Ukrainian SSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  26.03.1987
Selection group:  TsPK-8
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 27.07.2009 / active

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz TM-19 / MIR-16  Commander  01.07.1994 - 04.11.1994 125d 22h 53m 
2  STS-106  MSP  08.09.2000 - 20.09.2000 11d 19h 12m 
3  Soyuz TMA-2 / ISS-07  Commander  26.04.2003 - 28.10.2003 184d 22h 46m 
4  Soyuz TMA-11 / ISS-16  Commander  10.10.2007 - 19.04.2008 191d 19h 07m 
5  Soyuz TMA-05M / ISS-32/ ISS-33  Commander  15.07.2012 - 19.11.2012 126d 23h 13m 
6        
7        
Total  641d 11h 11m 

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz TM-18  Commander
2  Soyuz TMA-9  Commander
2  Soyuz TMA-03M  Commander

Additional information

Graduated from Kharkov Higher Military Aviation School, Chuguyev, with a pilot-engineer's diploma, 1983; graduated from Zhukovsky Air Force Engineering Academy, 1993; Colonel, Russian Air Force, Ret.; was selected as cosmonaut on 26.03.1987 (TsPK-8); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 12/87 - 6/89; hobbies: sports and games, music, hunting; retired as cosmonaut on 27.07.2009, return to the cosmonaut corps in February 2010; since 17.10.2014 1st administration TsPK.

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