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Yuri Shargin

Yuri Shargin

  • Status: Retired
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 03/20/1960
  • First Flight: 10/14/2004
  • Last Flight: 10/14/2004


Yuri Shargin, a Russian astronaut affiliated with the government agency Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS), embarked on 1 space flights and engaging in 0 spacewalks during his/her career as an astronaut.

Yuri Georgiyevich Shargin (Russian: Юрий Георгиевич Шаргин) is a retired cosmonaut of the Russian Space Forces.
He was selected as a cosmonaut on February 9, 1996.

He was selected in 2004, to be the flight engineer on the Soyuz TMA-5 mission to the International Space Station. Shargin was the first Russian military cosmonaut on board and had a secret mission.

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