Yuri Ivanovich Malenchenko( test cosmonaut cosmonaut corps CTC Air)
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Biography Yuri Ivanovich Malenchenko
Test cosmonaut cosmonaut corps CTC Air Force was born on December 22, 1961 in Svetlogorsk, Kirovograd region of Ukraine. Ukrainetz.
Secondary education received in 1978. secondary school in the village Pavlovka Svitlovodsk district of Kharkiv region with the (gold medal). In the same year he entered the Kharkov institute of radio electronics, but, determined to connect his life to aviation, after the first course and left the institute began his studies at the Kharkov VVAUL im.Gritsevtsa. After his graduation in 1983. served as a pilot, senior pilot, flight commander in a fighter aircraft of the Odessa Military District. October 6, 1987 after passing the medical board in order TsVNIAGe CC Air Force enlisted as a candidate for test-cosmonauts cosmonaut corps CTC im.Yu.A.Gagarina.
From December 1987 to June 1989 was held cosmonaut training. Yuri I. Malenchenko Gos.ekzameny passed to the "excellent" and he was qualified as a test cosmonaut. In 1990-1993 he studied at the Air Force Engineering Academy. Zhukovsky at the Faculty of Engineering of the governing. He graduated from the correspondence department. Along with his studies at the Academy are trained to fly on the orbital complex Mir and Soyuz TM in a group. From January to July 1993 was trained as a backup crew commander on the EC-14, together with GM Strekalova. From August to December 1993 was a direct preparation for the flight program EO-15 as the commander of the second crew, together with TA Musabaev and GS Arzamazova.
Yuri Malenchenko has attacked more than 800 hours and a qualification of a military pilot 3rd Class. Implemented 80 parachute jumps. Awarded three medals.
Yuri Ivanovich Malenchenko married to Helen Leonidovna, has a son, Dmitri.