Fyodor Nikolayevich Yurchikhin, is a Russian cosmonaut of Greek descent, engineer and RSC Energia test-pilot who has flown on five spaceflights. His first spaceflight was a 10-day Space Shuttle mission STS-112. His second was a long-duration stay aboard the International Space Station as a Flight Engineer for Expedition 15; for this mission he was launched in the Soyuz TMA-10 spacecraft. He has undertaken two further long-duration stays aboard the ISS, as a crew member of Expedition 24 / 25. For this mission he was launched with the spacecraft Soyuz TMA-19, and he landed in November 2010, also with the TMA-19 spacecraft. He served as Soyuz Commander for his fourth mission aboard Soyuz TMA-09M, as Flight Engineer for Expedition 36 and ISS Commander for Expedition 37. In April 2017, Yurchikhin launched on Soyuz MS-04 for the fifth spaceflight of his career, a six-month mission to the ISS as part of Expedition 51 and 52, for which he was the Commander.
|Born:||03, 1959, Batumi, Adjar ASSR, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union|
|Current occupation:||Mechanical engineer|
|Time in space:||672 days 20 hours 38 minutes|
|Selection:||1997 RKKE Cosmonaut Group|
|Total EVA time:||59 hours and 28 minutes|
|Missions:||STS-112, Soyuz TMA-10 (Expedition 15), Soyuz TMA-19 (Expedition 24/25), Soyuz TMA-09M (Expedition 36/37), Soyuz MS-04 (Expedition 51/52)|
About Fyodor Yurchikhin
Russian cosmonaut for whom November 2013 marks his return from his fourth space mission.
He attended the Moscow Aviation Institute.
He was a crewmember on the International Space Station assembly mission and has been aboard the ISS as part of Expeditions 15, 24/25, and 36.
He married and had two daughters.
He is a Russian cosmonaut like Valentina Tereshkova.
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