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Russian Cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka Colour Portrait
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Cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka Full Colour Portrait

This is a borderless 8 x 10 Photograph on Fuji/Kodak Paper

The actual print is sharper and more detailed than on the online image.

This is a superior quality photograph, suitable for autographing, matting or framing. Great for collecting the autographs of the astronauts. 

Skripochka Oleg Ivanovich
soyuz tma flight engineer
iss flight engineer
RSC energia Test-Cosmonaut

PERSONAL DATA:  Born December 24, 1969 in Nevinnomysk, Stavropol Region, Russia.  Married to Elena Vladimirovna Milovanova.  They have a daughter, Darya, born in 2005, and a son, Denis, born in 2008.  Oleg’s hobbies include parachute sport and bicycle tourism. 

EDUCATION:  Graduated from physics and mathematics high school #28 Zaporozhye in 1987 where he was a member of the Young Cosmonauts group named after V. Komarov.  Then he entered the Bauman State Technical University.  He graduated in 1993 with a bachelor degree in mechanical engineering. 

AWARDS:  “Gagarin pin” from the Federal Space Agancy. 

EXPERIENCE:  From 1987 – 1991 Skripochka had work experience at RSC Energia as a test subject, test mechanic, and as a mechanic in 1991-1993 at the project department.  After graduating from the Bauman State Technical University he worked at the Russian Space Corporation Energia from 1993 - 1997 as an engineer at the transport and cargo vehicles ground hardware development and testing project department.  Oleg is a 1st class sky diver with 300 parachute jumps.

SPACEFLIGHT TRAINING:  In August, 1997 he was selected  as an RSC Energia cosmonaut-candidate. 

From December, 1997 - November, 1999 he completed basic spaceflight training.  In November, 1999 he was qualified as a test cosmonaut.

Since January, 2000 he trained in the test-cosmonaut group for the ISS program.

From April, 2007 - April, 2008 he trained as an ISS-17 backup crewmember (Soyuz TMA and ISS flight engineer).

From August, 2008 has been training as an ISS-25/26 and Soyuz TMA-M flight engineer.