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).
Now he is the Executive Director of Piloted Spaceflights of the ROSCOSMOS.
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