Dmitri Yurievich KONDRATIEV

ISS Flight Engineer, Soyuz-TM Flight Engineer,
Major, RF Air Force; Military Pilot, 1st Class,
Test Cosmonaut, Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, Russia

DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH: : May 25, 1969, Irkutsk, RSFSR (Russia).
Farther - Kondratiev, Yuri Semenovich, b. 1945.
Mother - Kondratieva (Zaozernova), Valentina Dmitrievna, b. 1946.

EDUCATION: In 1990, graduated from A.F.Myasnikov High Military Air School, Kachino, with diploma of pilot-engineer.
In 2000, after completing a course of study at Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Information Science, he became a qualified economist.

MARITAL STATUS: unmarried.

HOBBY: computers, sports.

In 1990, upon graduation from the High Military Air School, he was placed under the orders of the Air Force Commander of the Privolzhsk-Urals district. Since December 1990 he was a pilot-student at V.P.Chkalov Aviation Training Center, Borisoglebsk.
Since October 1991 he was under command of the Commander of the 1st Air Force.
Since January 1992 he is a senior pilot (on Mig-29 aircraft) of a separate reconnaissance aviation regiment, Orlovka, Amur region.
Since 1992 he is under command of the Commander of the 76th Air Force.
Since 1993 he is pilot, and since February 1994 he is a senior pilot of 159th Air Fighter Guards Regiment, Petrozavodsk-15.
In July 1997, on a decision of the State Interagency Commission, he was recommended for enrolment in the air force cosmonaut corps of the Cosmonaut Training Center.
In December 1997, by order of the RF Ministry of Defense he was enrolled as a candidate test cosmonaut in the cosmonaut corps of the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center.
Since December 1999 he is a test cosmonaut.
Since January 1998 through November 1999 he completed a course of basic cosmonaut training.
On December 1, 1999, by a decision of the Interagency Qualification Commission he was given the qualification of Test Cosmonaut.
Since January 2000 he has been training within the ISS program team.

May 2002

ISS Crew