Yuri Malenchenko

Yuri Malenchenko

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Nationality Russian

Date Of Birth 1961-12-22

Status Retired

Type Government


Astronaut Biography

Yuri Ivanovich Malenchenko (Russian: Юрий Иванович Маленченко; born December 22, 1961) is a retired Russian cosmonaut. Malenchenko became the first person to marry in space, on 10 August 2003, when he married Ekaterina Dmitrieva, who was in Texas, while he was 240 miles over New Zealand, on the International Space Station. As of June 2016, Malenchenko ranks second for career time in space due to his time on both Mir and the International Space Station (ISS). He is a former Commander of the International Space Station.

Yuri Malenchenko's Launches

Soyuz FG | Soyuz TMA-19M

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Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
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Soyuz FG | Soyuz TMA-05M

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Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
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Soyuz-FG | Soyuz TMA-11

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Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
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Soyuz-FG | Soyuz TMA-2

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Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
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Space Shuttle Atlantis / OV-104 | STS-106

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United Space Alliance
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
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Soyuz-U2 | Soyuz TM-19

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Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
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