Biographies of International Astronauts

Pustovyi

Yaroslav Igoryevich "Yarko"

Ukraine

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Personal data

Birthdate:  29.12.1970
Birthplace:  Kostroma / Kostroma Oblast / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  ??.09.1996
Selection group:  Ukraine
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. ??.??.200?

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
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Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-87  PSP

Additional information

Master of science in radio electronics engineering from Mozhayskiy Space Engineering Military Academy, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 1993; Ph.D. in physics and mathematics (radio physics) from Kharkov State University, 1996; worked since 1995 in the Institute of Magnetism of National Academy of Sciences of Ukrania as a scientific researcher; was assigned as backup for STS-87; since June 2003 member of the Canadian Arrow team; hobbies: Computer, mathematics, reading, learning new languages, flying, soccer, badminton, basketball, listening to classical and folk music, singing.

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