|Birthplace:||Penza / Oblast Penza / Russian SFSR|
|Position:||Test Cosmonaut (TC)|
|1||Soyuz TMA-21 / ISS-27 / ISS-28||Commander||04.04. - 16.09.2011||164d 05h 41m|
|2||Soyuz TMA-14M / ISS-41||Commander||25.09.2014|
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 September 25, 2014.