|Birthplace:||Yelanets / Nikolayev Oblast / Ukrainian SSR|
|Position:||Test Cosmonaut (TC)|
|1||Soyuz TM-22 / Mir-20||Commander||03.09.1995 - 29.02.1996||179d 01h 41m|
|2||Soyuz TM-31 / ISS-01 / STS-102||Commander||31.10.2000 - 21.03.2001||140d 23h 38m|
|3||Soyuz TM-34 / Soyuz TM-33||Commander||25.04.2002 - 05.05.2002||9d 21h 25m|
|Total||329d 22h 44m|
Graduated from Kharkov Military Aviation College of Pilots, 1983; graduated from Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography, 1994; his speciality was Investigation of natural resources; Lieutenant Colonel, Air Force; was selected on 26.03.1987 by GMVK as cosmonaut (TsPK-8); OKP: 12/87 - 6/89; hobbies: Swimming, team sports, tennis, football; retired on 15.07.2001, but continued his employment by a special contract until Soyuz TM-34 concluded; since 2004 Director of the 3rd department within the TsPK; May 2009 until 2011 Deputy Chief of Cosmonaut Training Center TsPK.
Last update on July 25, 2014.