Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts


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Pavel Vladimirovich


Personal data

Birthdate:  31.08.1953
Birthplace:  Magadan / Magadan Oblast / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  03.03.1992
Selection group:  NPOE-10
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. ??.??.2017


No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz TM-26 / Mir-24  Flight Engineer  05.08.1997 - 19.02.1998 197d 17h 33m 
2  Soyuz TMA-8 / ISS-13  Commander / ISS-CDR  30.03.2006 - 29.09.2006 182d 22h 43m 
3  Soyuz TMA-08M / ISS-35 / ISS-36  Commander / ISS-CDR  28.03.2013 - 11.09.2013 166d 06h 15m 
Total  546d 22h 31m 
Patch Soyuz TM-26

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz TM-22  Flight Engineer
2  Soyuz TM-30  Flight Engineer
3  Soyuz TMA-06M  Commander

Additional information

Graduated from Moscow Aviation Institute, 1977; was selected as cosmonaut on 03.03.1992 (NPOE-10); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 10/92 - 2/94; hobbies: History of aviation, astronautics, astronomy, sports; was assigned as flight engineer for Soyuz TM-24, but the crew was grounded because of heart problems of Commander Gennadi Manakov; by order of the president of RKKE, on February 06, 2003, Pavel Vinogradov was assigned to the post of the chief of the 291st Department (commander of the cosmonaut detachment of RKKE) while maintaining of the post of instructor test cosmonaut; he had undergo an intensive medical examination at the Hospital named for Burdenko; since 30.10.2007 deputy to the head of the RKKE flight test center (Aleksandr Kaleri).

Personal patches

Pavel Vinogradov EVA patch
Pavel Vinogradov EVA patch Pavel Vinogradov EVA patch


Last update on March 16, 2023.