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Mikhail Tyurin

Mikhail Tyurin

  • Status: Retired
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 03/02/1960
  • First Flight: 08/10/2001
  • Last Flight: 11/07/2013


Mikhail Tyurin, a Russian astronaut affiliated with the government agency Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS), embarked on 3 space flights and engaging in 5 spacewalks during his/her career as an astronaut.

Mikhail Vladislavovich Tyurin (Russian: Михаил Владиславович Тюрин) (born March 2, 1960) is a former Russian cosmonaut who flew several missions to the International Space Station and completed four spacewalks during his career. He is called a hero of the Russian Federation for his work as a cosmonaut.

In 1994 he was selected to begin cosmonaut training, and in 1998 he started training as a flight engineer for the Expedition 3 crew. He also served as a backup crew member for the first ISS mission.

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