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Yuri Baturin

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Nationality  Russian
Time in space  19d 17h 44m
Name  Yuri Baturin

Selection  1997
Role  Cosmonaut
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First space flight  Soyuz TM-27
Yuri Baturin Cosmonaut Biography Yuri Baturin

Space missions  Soyuz TM-28, Soyuz TM-31, Soyuz TM-27, Soyuz TM-32, Expedition 2
Education  Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
Books  Plasma Research at the Limit: From the International Space Station to Applications on Earth
Similar People  Yury Usachov, Talgat Musabayev, James S Voss, Dennis Tito, Susan Helms

Space tourist Dennis Tito speaks about his trip

Yuri Mikhailovich Baturin (Russian: Юрий Михайлович Батурин (born 12 June 1949, Moscow, Soviet Union {now Russia}), is a Russian cosmonaut and former politician.

Baturin graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 1973, and is the former head of National Security; he is also an author in constitutional law. Baturin was also a cosmonaut who flew on two missions.

His first spaceflight, sometimes called Mir EP-4, was launched with the spacecraft Soyuz TM-28 13 August 1998, and landed with Soyuz TM-27. He was a Research Cosmonaut for this mission, which lasted for 11 days 19 hours 39 minutes. His second spaceflight was ISS EP-1, which was launched with the spacecraft Soyuz TM-32 on April 28, 2001, and landed with Soyuz TM-31. This mission was notable as carrying to first paying space tourist Dennis Tito. For this mission he was designated a Flight Engineer; the mission lasted for 7 days 22 hours and 4 minutes.

He married Svetlana Veniaminovna Polubinskaya, (born 1954); they had a daughter, Alexandra Yurievna Baturina, (born 1982), a student at the Moscow State Academy of Law.


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