INTERNATIONALSPACESTATION    HOMEPAGE

EXPEDITION 10

Commander

Dr. Leroy Chiao

* Aug. 28 , 1960

4th spaceflight

USA

2nd ISS-mission

Flight Engineer

Salizhan S. Sharipov

* Aug. 24 , 1964

2nd spaceflight

RUSSIA

1st ISS-mission

Born August 28, 1960, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but considers Danville, California, to be his hometown. Leroy and Karen Chiao married in 2003. He enjoys flying his Grumman Tiger aircraft, as well as skiing. Dr. Chiao is fluent in Mandarin and Russian.

Graduated from Monte Vista High School, Danville, California, in 1978; received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1983, and a Master of Science degree and a Doctorate in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1985 and 1987.

Born August 24, 1964 in Uzgen, Oshsk region, Kirghizia. Married to Nadezhda Mavlyanovna Sharipova. They have one daughter and one son. He enjoys football, likes to read books. His father, Mr. Shakirzhan Sharipov, resides in Uzgen, Oshsk region, Kirghizia.

Graduated from the Air Force Pilot School in 1987. In 1994, he graduated from Moscow State University with a degree in cartography.

1st ISS-expedition mission

1st ISS-expedition mission

SPACE NEWS

IMAGES

VIDEOS

I.S.S DATA ARCHIV

LINKS

BOOKS

I.S.S  H O M E

4.10.05

17:19:10

This websource is designed by      Michael May     copyright 1999-2005