Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Sergei Aleksandrovich

Russia

Personal data

Birthdate:  01.04.1973
Birthplace:  Chuguyev / Kharkov Oblast / Ukrainian SSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  28.07.1997
Selection group:  TsPK-12
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  active

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz TMA-12 / ISS-17  Commander  08.04. - 24.10.2008 198d 16h 20m 
2  Soyuz TMA-02M / ISS-28 / ISS-29  Commander  07.06. - 22.11.2011 167d 06h 13m 
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Total  365d 22h 33m 
   

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz TMA-8  Flight Engineer
2  Soyuz TMA-01M  Commander

Additional information

Son of cosmonaut Aleksandr Volkov; graduated from Tambov Marina Raskova Higher Military School of Pilots, 1995; Colonel, Russian Air Force (Ret. mid 2012); was selected as cosmonaut on 28.07.1997 (TsPK-12); OKP (cosmonaut basic training) until 11/1999; was Deputy Commander of the TsPK cosmonaut corps; since August 13, 2012 Commander of the TsPK cosmonaut corps.

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Last update on August 30, 2012.