Oleg Novitskiy

Oleg Novitskiy

Status: Active
10/12/1971 –
Nationality: Russian
Type: Government
Agency: Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Oleg Viktorovich Novitskiy, lieutenant colonel in the Russian Air Force, is a Russian cosmonaut.

Novitskiy was selected as a cosmonaut in 2006.Between February 2007 to July 2009 he completed basic spaceflight training and passed state exams with excellent grades. On August 1, 2009, he was qualified as a test-cosmonaut by the Interdepartmental Qualification Board, and between August 2009 to March 2010 he took the ISS advanced training course.

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