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Shkaplerov, Anton Nikolayevich
Shkaplerov
Shkaplerov
Credit: www.spacefacts.de
Russian pilot cosmonaut, 2003-on.

Status: Active 2003-on. Born: 1972-02-20. Spaceflights: 2 . Total time in space: 365.01 days. Birth Place: Sevastopol.

Kachinsky Air Force School,1994. Zhukovsky Air Force Institute, 1997. Fighter pilot and Major in the Russian Air Force when selected for cosmonaut training. His service career included work as a senior L-39 trainer instructor pilot with the Nebesnye Hussars air group near Kubinka, Moscow. He also had flight experience on MiG-29 fighter aircraft. Cosmonaut training 16 June 2003 - 28 June 2005.

Official NASA Biography as of June 2016:ANTON NIKOLAEVICH SHKAPLEROV
(COLONEL, RUSSIAN AIR FORCE)
Test Cosmonaut
YU. A. GAGARIN COSMONAUT TRAINING CENTER

PERSONAL DATA: Born February 20, 1972, in Sevastopol. His parents, Nikolay Ivanovich Shkaplerov and Tamara Viktorovna Shkaplerova, reside in Sevastopol, in the Crimea. Anton is married to Tatyana Petrovna, and they have two daughters named Kristina and Kira. His hobbies include sports, travel, fishing and golf.

EDUCATION: Shkaplerov completed Yak-52 flight training at the Sevastopol Aviation Club in 1989. After graduation from Sevastopol High School in 1989, he entered the Kachinsk Air Force Pilot School graduating in 1994 as pilot-engineer. He graduated from the N. E. Zukovskiy Air Force Engineering in 1997.

EXPERIENCE: After graduation from the academy he served as a senior pilot-instructor in the Russian Air Force. He flew 3 different types of aircraft: Yak-52, L-29 and MiG-29. He is a Class 2 Air Force pilot-instructor. He is also an Instructor of General Parachute Training, and has performed more than 300 parachute jumps.

Shkaplerov was selected as a test-cosmonaut candidate of the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center Cosmonaut Office in May 2003. From June 2003 to June 2005 he attended basic space training. In 2005 Shkaplerov was qualified as a test cosmonaut.

From April-October 2007, Shkaplerov served as Director of Operations, Russian Space Agency, stationed at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

Anton is currently assigned as a back-up commander for Expedition 22.

JULY 2011


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Family: Air Force Group 13 - 2003, Cosmonaut. Country: Russia, Ukraine. Flights: Soyuz TMA-17, Soyuz TMA-21, Soyuz TMA-22. Agency: VVS. Bibliography: 4452, 6027.

1972 February 20 - .
  • Birth of Anton Nikolayevich Shkaplerov - . Nation: Russia, Ukraine. Related Persons: Shkaplerov. Russian pilot cosmonaut, 2003-on..

2009 December 20 - . 21:52 GMT - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC1. LV Family: R-7. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-FG.
  • Soyuz TMA-17 - . Call Sign: Pulsar. Crew: Creamer, Kotov, Noguchi. Backup Crew: Furukawa, Shkaplerov, Wheelock. Payload: Soyuz 7K-STMA s/n 227 / ISS-21S. Mass: 7,250 kg (15,980 lb). Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Creamer, Kotov, Noguchi. Agency: RKA. Program: ISS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spacecraft. Flight: Soyuz TMA-17. Spacecraft Bus: Soyuz. Spacecraft: Soyuz TMA. Duration: 163.23 days. Decay Date: 2010-06-02 . USAF Sat Cat: 36129 . COSPAR: 2009-074A. Apogee: 351 km (218 mi). Perigee: 336 km (208 mi). Inclination: 51.6000 deg. Period: 91.40 min. Docked with Zarya port of ISS at 22:48 GMT on 22 December. Undocked at 0:04 GMT on 2 June 2010 and landed in Kazakhstan at 03:25 GMT..

2011 April 4 - . 22:18 GMT - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC1. LV Family: R-7. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-FG.
  • Soyuz TMA-21 - . Call Sign: Tarkhany / Gagarin. Crew: Borisenko, Garan, Samokutyayev. Backup Crew: Burbank, Ivanishin, Shkaplerov. Payload: Soyuz 7K-STMA s/n 231. Mass: 7,200 kg (15,800 lb). Nation: Russia. Agency: RKA. Program: ISS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spacecraft. Flight: Soyuz TMA-21. Spacecraft Bus: Soyuz. Spacecraft: Soyuz TMA. Duration: 164.24 days. Decay Date: 2011-09-16 . USAF Sat Cat: 37382 . COSPAR: 2011-012A. Apogee: 347 km (215 mi). Perigee: 343 km (213 mi). Inclination: 51.6000 deg. Period: 91.40 min.

    ISS EO-27 crew. The Soyuz docked at the Poisk module of the ISS at 23:09 GMT on 6 April, and undocked at 00:38 GMT on 16 September 2011, eight days later than planned due to the Progress M-11M launch failure. A dropout of communications after the reentry burn caused concern, but the crew landed safely in Kazakhstan at 03:59 GMT.


2011 November 14 - . 04:14 GMT - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC1. LV Family: R-7. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-FG.
  • Soyuz TMA-22 - . Call Sign: Astraeus. Crew: Burbank, Ivanishin, Shkaplerov. Backup Crew: Acaba, Padalka, Revin. Payload: Soyuz 7K-STMA s/n 232. Mass: 7,200 kg (15,800 lb). Nation: Russia. Agency: RKA. Program: ISS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spacecraft. Flight: Soyuz TMA-22. Spacecraft Bus: Soyuz. Spacecraft: Soyuz TMA. Duration: 165.31 days. Decay Date: 2012-04-27 . USAF Sat Cat: 37877 . COSPAR: 2011-067A. Apogee: 410 km (250 mi). Perigee: 376 km (233 mi). Inclination: 51.6000 deg. Period: 92.40 min.

    Launch delayed two months to verify booster after launch failure of Progress M-12M in August 2011. After successful launch of Progress M-13M on 30 October, Soyuz TMA-22 was cleared for launch. Delivered the EO-29 crew to the ISS, docking at the Poisk module of the station at 05:24 GMT on 16 November. Undocked on 27 April 2012 at 08:15 GMT and landed in Kazakhstan at 11:45 GMT.


2012 February 16 - .
  • EVA ISS EO-30-1 - . Crew: Kononenko, Shkaplerov. EVA Duration: 0.26 days. Nation: Russia. Program: ISS. Flight: Soyuz TMA-03M. Relocated Strela 1 crane from Pirs module to Mini-Research Module 1 in preparation for undocking of Pirs docking compartment. Retrieved external materials exposure experiments..

2014 May 28 - . 19:57 GMT - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC1. LV Family: R-7. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-FG.
  • Soyuz TMA-13M - . Call Sign: Cepheus. Crew: Gerst, Surayev, Wiseman. Backup Crew: Cristoforetti, Shkaplerov, Virts. Payload: Soyuz TMA s/n 713. Mass: 7,200 kg (15,800 lb). Nation: Russia. Program: ISS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spacecraft. Flight: Soyuz TMA-13M. Spacecraft Bus: Soyuz. Spacecraft: Soyuz TMA. Duration: 165.33 days. Decay Date: 2014-11-10 . USAF Sat Cat: 39775 . COSPAR: 2014-031A. Apogee: 417 km (259 mi). Perigee: 412 km (256 mi). Inclination: 51.6500 deg. Period: 92.85 min. Docked with the Rassvet module of the ISS at 01:44 GMT May 29. Undocked from Rassvet at 00:31 GMT on November 10. The deorbit burn at 03:05 GMT reduced velocity by 128 m/s, dipping perigee into the atmosphere. Landed in Kazakhstan at 03:58 GMT..

2014 November 23 - . 21:01 GMT - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC31. LV Family: R-7. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-FG.
  • Soyuz TMA-15M - . Call Sign: Astraeus. Crew: Cristoforetti, Shkaplerov, Virts. Backup Crew: Yui, Kononenko, Lindgren. Payload: Soyuz TMA s/n 715. Mass: 7,200 kg (15,800 lb). Nation: Russia. Program: ISS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spacecraft. Flight: Soyuz TMA-15M. Spacecraft Bus: Soyuz. Spacecraft: Soyuz TMA. Duration: 199.70 days. Decay Date: 2015-06-11 . USAF Sat Cat: 40312 . COSPAR: 2014-074A. Apogee: 404 km (251 mi). Perigee: 399 km (247 mi). Inclination: 51.6400 deg. Period: 92.59 min.

    Docked at the Rassvet module of the ISS at 02:49 GMT on 24 November 2014 with the crew of Shkaplerov, Virts, and Cristoforetti. Return was delayed over a month before the booster for the Soyuz TMA-16M crew could be cleared for flight following the third-stage explosion of the booster for Progress TMA-11M. Undocked on 11 June 2015 with the same crew at 10:20 GMT and then landed at 13:43 in Kazakhstan.



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