ROSCOSMOS • Executive Director for Piloted Spaceflights
Sergey Krikalev was born on 27th August 1958 in Leningrad (St. Petersburg), USSR.
Graduated from leningrad Mechanical Institute (now Baltic State Technical University) as engineer in the design and production of flying vehicles, he was working in “NPO Energia” in ground support team for “Salyut-7” orbital station.
In 1985, he has passed through medical examination and became cosmonaut candidate in the “Buran” space shuttle team. Later, he was included to the main crew of the joint French-Soviet mission (1988).
He accomplished 6 spaceflights (3 onboard of “Soyuz” spacecraft and 3 onboard STS “Space Shuttle”) with 803 days of cumulative spaceflight time and 41 hours of EVA (8 sorties).
Apart from being of cosmonaut, he was working as Deputy Designer-General of “Energia” Corp (2007-2009), Director of the Cosmonaut Training Center (2009-2014), First Deputy of the Director General of TsNIImash Institute (2014-2016).
The Global Space Exploration Conference 2021
14-18 June 2021
St. Petersburg, Russia
- GLEX 2021: Speakers
- Tuesday 15 June 2021: Plenary 1: 60th Anniversary Yuri Gagarin’s Spaceflight
- Wednesday 16 June 2021: Plenary 3: Going forward to the Moon - New Roads to Lunar Exploration
- Wednesday 16 June 2021: GNF: Forecasting Future Space Habitability: Lessons Learned from Twenty Years of ISS Permanent Occupation
- Wednesday 16 June 2021: GNF: IAF-ASE Astronauts Panel
- Wednesday 16 June 2021: GNF: Towards a sustainable Moon Economy – Vision of agencies & industries
- Thursday 17 June 2021: Closing Ceremony
- Next Gen: Plenary Session - International Collaboration for Sustainable Space Exploration
- Next Gen: Parallel Working Groups
- Next Gen: Planterium Evening Reception
- Parallel Working Groups: Mercury Working Group
International Astronautical Congress 2019
21-25 October 2019
Washington, United States of America
International Astronautical Congress 2017
25-29 September 2017
The Global Space Exploration Conference 2017
6-8 June 2017
- Tuesday 6 June 2017: PLENARY 1: Heads of Agencies – HoA
- Tuesday 6 June 2017: IAF IDEA “3G” Diversity Luncheon
- Wednesday 7 June 2017: PLENARY 3: Fostering International Cooperation for Space Exploration – The Importance of The International Space Exploration Coordination Group
- Wednesday 7 June 2017: Exploration and Space Economy: the new paradigm of forefront developments
International Astronautical Congress 2016
26-30 September 2016