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Russians, Malaysian return to Earth

MOSCOW, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Two Russian cosmonauts and Malaysia's first space traveler landed safely in Kazakhstan Sunday after leaving the International Space Station.

Expedition 16: en route to the ISS

TYURATAM, Kazakhstan, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- A Soyuz rocket lifted off Wednesday from Kazakhstan's Baikonur Cosmodrome, en route to deliver the Expedition 16 crew to the International Space Station.

Space station oxygen generator is tested

HOUSTON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Expedition 15 crew members aboard the International Space Station are testing a new oxygen generator this week in the station's Destiny Lab.

ISS prepares for arrival of a new module

HOUSTON, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- The Expedition 15 crew was busy Wednesday working with robotics aboard the International Space Station.

ISS crew prepares for a Monday spacewalk

HOUSTON, July 19 (UPI) -- The International Space Station crew practiced Thursday for a scheduled Monday spacewalk.

Space station computers working again

MOSCOW, June 16 (UPI) -- Four of the six Russian computers aboard the International Space Station were working again Saturday, it was reported.

ISS prepares for a spacewalk and visitors

HOUSTON, June 4 (UPI) -- International Space Station cosmonauts Fyodor Yurchikhin and Oleg Kotov spent much of Monday preparing for their second spacewalk in eight days.

ISS crew take another stroll in space

HOUSTON, May 30 (UPI) -- The crew of the International Space Station began a lengthy spacewalk Wednesday to install orbital debris protection panels and route cables.

NASA announces Expedition 15 ISS crew

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- NASA and the Russian Federal Space Agency have named two astronauts and two cosmonauts to the next International Space Station crew. Astronauts Clayton Anderson and Daniel Tani will travel to the station next year and work as flight engineers. Cosmonauts
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Oleg Kotov
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Oleg Valeriyevich Kotov (Russian: Олег Валериевич Котов) was born October 27, 1965, in Simferopol, Crimean oblast in Ukrainian SSR.

Kotov is married to Svetlana Nikolayevna Kotova (previously, Bunyakina). They have two children. Kotov's parents, Valeri Efimovich and Elena Ivanovna Kotov, reside in Moscow. He enjoys diving, computers, and photography.

Dr. Kotov finished high school in Moscow in 1982 and entered the Kirov Military Medical Academy, from which he graduated in 1988.

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