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# Roscosmos # CPC 06/12/2021 10:15 amCosmonaut Yuri Baturin accepts congratulations on his birthday

Yuri Mikhailovich Baturin performed two space flights. For the first time into orbit Yu.M. Baturin departed on August 13, 1998 as a cosmonaut-researcher of the Soyuz TM-28 TC and the Mir orbital station together with G.I. Padalka and S.V. Avdeev. The return to Earth took place on board the Soyuz TM-27 spacecraft together with T.A. Musabaev and N.M. Budarin. In 2000, Yuri Baturin, who held the post of deputy commander of the cosmonaut corps for scientific, test and research work, began preparations for the next flight. The second flight took place from April 28 to May 6, 2001. Yu.M. Baturin served as a flight engineer of the Soyuz TM-32 TC and the first Russian visiting crew to the ISS. Talgat Musabayev and Dennis Tito became colleagues in the crew. At the end of the flight, Yuri Baturin was awarded the high title of Hero of the Russian Federation. After the flight, the cosmonaut returned to the post of deputy commander of the cosmonaut corps for scientific, test and research work and held it until 2009. Yuri Mikhailovich Baturin is a versatile person who has achieved success in various fields. Even before joining the cosmonaut corps, he defended his dissertation and became a doctor of jurisprudence. The cosmonaut paid great attention to improving the educational level, studied at the Moscow University of Physics and Technology, the All-Union Law Institute (now the Moscow State Law Academy), Moscow State University. MV Lomonosov, Higher Courses of the Military Academy of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. Yu.M. Baturin is the author of more than two hundred scientific papers on astronautics, physics, political science and law. Before the first flight, Yu.M. Baturin held the positions of consultant, assistant to the President of the USSR, assistant to the President of Russia on legal issues, assistant to the President of the Russian Federation for national security, secretary of the Russian Defense Council, chairman of the Commission on Higher Military Achievements, Higher Military Ranks and Higher Special Ranks of the Council on Personnel Policy under the President of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Interdepartmental Commission on Chemical Disarmament. High achievements and contribution to the development of science and society Yu.M. Baturin received many awards, including the USSR Union of Journalists Prize, “For Outstanding Contribution to the Development of Media Law”, “Book of the Year”, and the Government Prize in the field of media. From 2010 to 2014, Yuri Mikhailovich Baturin headed the Institute of the History of Natural Science and Technology named after S.I. Vavilov of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He has been appointed chairman of the Union of Photographers of Russia since November 2014. [embedded content] Management of the State Corporation Roscosmos, the Yu.A. Gagarin, the cosmonauts and the staff of the CTC congratulate Hero of the Russian Federation, pilot-cosmonaut of the Russian Federation Yuri Mikhailovich Baturin on his birthday and wish him good health, prosperity, longevity, creative success and strength for new achievements!


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