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Sergei Viktorovich


Personal data

Birthdate:  21.04.1962
Birthplace:  Shchyokino / Tula Oblast / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  11.05.1990
Selection group:  TsPK-11
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 20.09.2004 / 01.05.2014


No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz TM-30 / Mir-28  Commander / Mir-Commander  04.04. - 16.06.2000 72d 19h 41m 
2  Soyuz TMA-1 / Soyuz TM-34  Commander  30.10. - 10.11.2002 10d 20h 53m 
Total  83d 16h 34m 

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz TM-28  Commander
2  Soyuz TM-33  Commander

Additional information

Graduated from the Borisoglebsk Higher Military School of fighter pilots, 1983; graduated from the International Training Systems Center, 1994; holds a master of ecological management degree; Lieutenant Colonel and pilot, Russian Air Force; was selected as cosmonaut on 11.05.1990 (TsPK-11); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 01.10.1990 - 06.03.1992; hobbies: sports, art, travelling; retired to became chief of the laboratory RGNII TsPK; on 03.10.2004 he was elected as deputy of the Tula provincial Duma; returned to the TsPK cosmonaut group on January 11, 2011 and retired again (for medical reasons).


Last update on February 12, 2018.