Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

Samokutyayev

hi res version (433 KB)

more photos

Aleksandr Mikhailovich

Russia

Personal data

Birthdate:  13.03.1970
Birthplace:  Penza / Oblast Penza / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  29.05.2003
Selection group:  TsPK-13
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  active

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz TMA-21 / ISS-27 / ISS-28  Commander  04.04. - 16.09.2011 164d 05h 41m 
2        
3        
4        
5        
6        
7        
Total  164d 05h 41m 
       

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz TMA-18  Commander
2  Soyuz TMA-12M  Commander

Additional information

Colonel, Russian Air Force (Ret. mid 2012); in 1992, he completed the Chernigov VVAUL; during 1992-1998 he served in the Far-Eastern Military District (DVO) as part of the 1st Air Army; during 1998-2000, he attended the VVS named for Gagarin; since 2000, he has served at the RGNII TsPK in the post of the section head of planning department of the 2nd Directorate; OKP: 16.06.2003 - 27.06.2005.

©      

Last update on March 25, 2014.