Sergei Krikalev

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Sergei Konstantinovich Krikalev (Russian: Серге́й Константинович Крикалёв, also transliterated as Sergei Krikalyov; born August 27, 1958) is a Soviet and Russian mechanical engineer and former cosmonaut. As a prominent rocket scientist, he is a veteran of six space flights and ranks third to Gennady Padalka and Yuri Malenchenko for the amount of time in space: a total of 803 days, 9 hours, and 39 minutes.Krikalev was stranded on board the Mir during the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sergei Krikalev has received more than 814,447 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Sergei Krikalev is the 49th most popular astronaut (up from 58th in 2019), the 667th most popular biography from Russia (up from 770th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Russian Astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Sergei Krikalev ranks 49 out of 524Before him are Michael J. Smith, Jean-Loup Chrétien, Alfred Worden, Viktor Patsayev, Pavel Belyayev, and Mirosław Hermaszewski. After him are Gordon Cooper, Toktar Aubakirov, Valentin Bondarenko, Ronald Evans, Viktor Gorbatko, and Roger B. Chaffee.

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Among people born in 1958, Sergei Krikalev ranks 50Before him are Angela Bassett, Avigdor Lieberman, Goran Hadžić, Elio de Angelis, Lambert Wilson, and Rabah Madjer. After him are Javier Aguirre, Marg Helgenberger, Limahl, Andy Gibb, Linda Kozlowski, and Nikki Sixx.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Sergei Krikalev ranks 667 out of 2,688Before him are Volin (1882), Lyudmila Chernykh (1935), Konstantin of Rostov (1185), Oleg Gordievsky (1938), Yakov Pavlov (1917), and Meir Dagan (1945). After him are Valeri Kharlamov (1948), Nikolai Voznesensky (1903), Alexey Pajitnov (1956), Mikhail Mil (1909), Maria Sharapova (1987), and Chaim Rumkowski (1877).

Among ASTRONAUTS In Russia

Among astronauts born in Russia, Sergei Krikalev ranks 13Before him are Svetlana Savitskaya (1948), Valery Bykovsky (1934), Valeri Polyakov (1942), Valeri Kubasov (1935), Vladislav Volkov (1935), and Pavel Belyayev (1925). After him are Viktor Gorbatko (1934), Aleksei Gubarev (1931), Konstantin Feoktistov (1926), Anatoly Berezovoy (1942), Georgy Grechko (1931), and Boris Volynov (1934).