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Anton Shkaplerov

Russian - ( RFSA)

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Date of Birth: Feb. 20, 1972
Age: 47


Anton Nikolaevich Shkaplerov (Russian: Антон Николаевич Шкаплеров) (born February 20, 1972 in Sevastopol, Ukrainian SSR) is a Russian cosmonaut. He is a veteran of three spaceflights and is a former Commander of the International Space Station.

Soyuz FG | Soyuz TMA-22

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) | RUS
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Oct. 14, 2011, 4:14 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Human Exploration

Soyuz TMA-22 begins Expedition 29 by carrying 3 astronauts and cosmonauts to the International Space Station. Russian Commander, cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov alongside Flight Engineers, Anatoli Ivanishin (RSA) & Daniel C. Burbank (NASA) will launch aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and then rendezvous with the station. It landed on 27 April 2012, 11:45 UTC

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Soyuz FG | Soyuz TMA-15M

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) | RUS
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Nov. 23, 2014, 9:01 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Human Exploration

Soyuz TMA-15M begins expedition 42 by carrying 3 astronauts and cosmonauts to the International Space Station. Russian Commander, cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov alongside Flight Engineers, Samantha Cristoforetti (ESA) & Terry W. Virts (NASA) will launch aboard the Soyuz spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and then rendezvous with the station. It landed on 11 June 2015 13:44 UTC

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Soyuz-FG | Soyuz MS-07

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) | RUS
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Dec. 17, 2017, 7:21 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Human Exploration

Soyuz MS-07 begins expedition 54 by carrying NASA astronaut Scott Tingle, JAXA astronaut Norishige Kanai and Roscosmos cosmonaut Aleksander Skvortsov to the International Space Station. After launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, they will rendezvous to the station where they will remain for their 6 month stay.

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Administrator: Dmitry Rogozin

The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.