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IVANISHIN Anatoly Alekseevich

Hero of the Russian Federation,
pilot-cosmonaut of RF

January 15, 1969, Irkutsk, Russia.

FAMILY STATUS:: married.
Wife Svetlana Albertovna Ivanishina. One son in the family.

In 1986 he finished secondary school No.11 in the city of Irkutsk and entered the Irkutsk Polytechnic Institute.
In 1987, by direction of the Kirov regional military registration and enlistment office, he entered the Chernigov Air Force Academy, which in 1991 he graduated with honors and a gold medal with a specialization in Command tactical fighter aviation with the certification of pilot engineer.
In 2003, he graduated with highest distinction from Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Computer sciences with a degree in Applied Information Science in Economics and was qualified as a computational economist.

Parachuting, programming, English, swimming, skiing, music.

The title of Hero of the Russian Federation with handing the Golden Star medal, honorary title of Pilot-Cosmonaut of the Russian Federation (2013), Order of Merit for the Motherland, IV degree (2018); medals of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation: For Military Virtue, II degree, For distinction in military service I, II and III degree, For service in the Air Force; anniversary medal of RSC Energia "50 years of the first manned flight into space"; NASA medals: Space Flight Medal and Distinguished Public Service Medal.

After graduating from the aviation school, he served in the Air Force units as a pilot and senior pilot.
He mastered aircraft L-39, MiG-29, Su-27.
He has a total flight experience of more than 550 hours.
3rd class military pilot. Instructor of paraborne training. Diver Officer.

In 2003 he was assigned to the cosmonaut corps of the Yu.A. Gagarin RSRICTC.
From June 2003 to July 2005 he received general space training. In September 2005 Anatoly Ivanishin was conferred the qualification of a test cosmonaut.
From August 2005 to July 2009 he was trained within the specialization team under the International Space Station program.
From August 2009 to December 2010 he was trained within the ISS-26/27 backup crew as commander of Soyuz TMA-20 manned spacecraft, ISS-26 flight engineer and ISS-27 commander.
From December 2010 to April 2011 he was trained for a space flight within the ISS-27/28 backup crew as a Soyuz TMA-21 flight engineer and station flight engineer.
From April to November 2011 he was trained within the ISS-29/30 prime crew as a Soyuz TMA-22 flight engineer and ISS-29/30 flight engineer.
From April 2012 to December 2014 he was trained within the specialization and improvement group for Soyuz TMA-M series spacecraft and the Russian segment of the International Space Station.
From December 2014 to December 2015 he received training as part of the ISS-46/47 backup crew as the Soyuz TMA-19M commander and the ISS-46/47 flight engineer.
From December 2015 to July 2016 he was trained as part of the ISS-48/49 prime crew as a Soyuz MS spacecraft commander, ISS-48 flight engineer and ISS-49 commander.
From June 2018 to February 2020 he was trained as part of the ISS-63 backup crew as Soyuz MS spacecraft commander and the station flight engineer.
Due to a change in the complement of the ISS-63 crew from February 2020 he continued training as part of the ISS-63 main crew as the Soyuz MS-16 manned spacecraft commander and the ISS-63 flight engineer.


He performed the first space flightfrom November 14, 2011 to April 27, 2012 as a flight engineer of Soyuz TMA-22 spacecraft and flight engineer of the ISS-29/30. During the flight eight station orbit corrections were performed, including two space debris avoidance maneuvers and one test correction; experiments under the Russian scientific program were conducted. it is worthy of note that the crew flew to the station and returned to ground on the last Soyuz TMA series spacecraft. The flight duration was 165 days 07 hours 31 minutes.

He performed the second space flight from July 7 to October 30, 2016 as part of the ISS 48/49 long-duration expedition to the ISS as a commander of Soyuz MS-01 spacecraft, the ISS-48 flight engineer and the ISS-49 commander. It was the first flight on the new-series Soyuz spacecraft.

April 2020
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