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Science & Exploration

Andrei Borisenko

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  • Soyuz TMA-21
  • Expedition 27 flight engineer
  • Expedition 28 commander

Cosmonaut Andrei Borisenko was born in April 1964, in Saint Petersburg. Following graduation from the Leningrad Military Mechanical Institute with the qualification Flight and Control Dynamics, Borisenko worked for a military unit from 1987 to 1989.

He started working at Russian Space Corporation Energia in 1989, where he was responsible for the Mir motion control system.

Borisenko was a shift flight director at the Mission Control Centre in Moscow starting in 1999, first for the Mir space station and then for the International Space Station.

Borisenko qualified as a test-cosmonaut in 2005 and since then he participated in advanced space flight training.

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