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RIAZANSKY Sergei Nikolaevich

Test Cosmonaut, Yu.A. Gagarin CTC NII Cosmonaut Detachment, Russia

November 13, 1974, Moscow

In 1991, finished secondary school No. 520 in Moscow.
In 1996, graduated from the biological faculty, chair of virology of M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, specializing in "biochemistry".
In 2000 Riazansky successfully finished the post-graduate course, SSC RF-IBMP RAS, specializing in Aviation, Space and Sea Medicine.
In 2006 Riazansky defended a thesis for the degree of candidate of biological science on subject: Peculiarities of Voluntary Movements in the Support Unloading Conditions, majoring in "Physiology" and "Aviation, Space and Sea Medicine".

Married, they have three children.

Decorated with Medal of Yu.A. Gagarin of the Cosmonautics Federation of Russia, NASA Certificate for Personal Contribution to Work on International Project Bion-11 and a Diploma for Substantial Contribution to International 240-Day Experiment for Space Flight Simulation - SFINCSS.

HOBBY: Cosmonautics, numismatics, football, handball.

Since 1996 he worked at the State Scientific Center of the Russian Federation - Institute of BioMedial Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SSC RF-IBMP RAS) as a junior researcher, since 2001 - as a researcher and since 2003 - as a senior researcher of the sensomotor physiology and prophylaxis department of SSC RF-IBMP RAS. Riazansky is a member of IBMP Bioethic Commission.

In 2000 at IBMP he participated in the SFINCSS experiment as a member of the 7-th crew, staying in the "ground space" for 28 days (March 17 - April 14, 2000).
In 2001 Riazansky took part in long-term hypokinesia experiments (3-7 days).
In 2002 he participated in the experiment with a 7-day "dry" immersion (simulation of weightlessness by immersion in the bath closed with waterproof fabric).

Since January 2003 he passed a thorough medical examination at IBMP in the scope of selection of candidates to be enlisted in IBMP cosmonaut detachment.
On March 26, 2003 Chief Medical Board (CMB) gave him permission.
On May 29, 2003 at the meeting of the Interdepartmental Commission for cosmonaut selection Riazansky was enlisted in the cosmonaut detachment to pass general space training (GST).
On June 16, 2003 he began general space training (GST) and completed it on June 27, 2005 having passed the graduation examinations with an excellent mark.
On July 5, 2005 at the meeting of the Interdepartmental Board of Experts (IDBE) he got qualification as a cosmonaut researcher.
At a period of November 15-29, 2007 he took part (as the crew commander) in a 14-day check experiment under the MARS-500 Experiment Program.
From March 31 to July 14, 2009 he took part (as the crew commander) in a 105-day preparatory experiment under the program of the MARS-500 Experiment simulating a flight to Mars.
Upon the Experiment completion he began individual academic and simulator training to get qualification as a test cosmonaut.
At the meeting of the Interdepartmental Commission for selection of cosmonauts and their assignment to the crews of the manned vehicles and stations on April 26, 2010 he was certified as the detachment cosmonaut of SSC RF-IBMP RAS.
On November 12, 2010 at the meeting of the Interdepartmental Board of Experts (IDBE) he was qualified as a test cosmonaut.
For the execution of Roscosmos Order No. 197, dated December 7, 2010 to organize the unified cosmonaut detachment in late December 2010 Riazansky quitted his job at SSC RF-IBMP RAS. Since January 1, 2011 by Order of CTC Head he was enlisted in Yu.A. Gagarin CTC detachment and appointed to the post of test cosmonaut, thus Riazansky was the first cosmonaut who transferred to CTC detachment.
On January 28, 2011 it was reported that he was assigned as a flight engineer to the prime crew of the ISS-37/38. On February 18, 2011 his assignment was confirmed in ESA press release No.08-2011.

February 2013.
Based on the data of site

ISS Crew

Hoshide  AkihikoHoshide

leg Novitskiy Novitskiy

Petr Dubrov Dubrov

Mark Vande Hei Vande Hei

Robert Shane

Megan McArthur McArthur