Mikhail Vladislavovich TURIN
Test-Cosmonaut of S.P. Korolev Rocket&Space Corporation
DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH: March 2, 1960 in
Kolomna, Moscow Region. Father: Vladislav Nikolaevich Turin
born in 1936, lives in Kolomna. Mother: Alevtina Fedorovna
Turina born in 1937, lives in Kolomna.
EDUCATION: In 1984 he graduated from the
Moscow Aviation Institute, Flight Vehicles faculty, speciality:
FAMILY STATUS: Married.
Wife: Tatyana Anatolievna Turina (Borzykina)
Daughter: Alexandra born in 1982
HOBBIES: Sailing yachting, mountain skis.
WORK EXPERIENCE: Since 1984 he worked at RSC
Energia as engineer, senior engineer, leading engineer.
The main directions of professional activities are the procedure
verification of the Soyuz transport vehicle crew actions.
He participated repeatedly in tests and research activities
related to the study of different aspects of cosmonaut activities
and perfection of their operational procedures and training
both as a tester and the experiment investigator.
He is a post-graduate student. The personal scientific research
is directed to the issues being at the interface of psychological
and technical problems of spacecraft motion manual control.
In 1994 he is included in RSC Energia cosmonaut team.
From 1994 to 1997 he studied general space discipline and
was under training within the team at Yu.A. Gagarin CTC.
Since 1997 he is under training for space flight as flight
engineer of ISS expedition I backup crew and flight engineer
of expedition 3 prime crew.