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EXPEDITION 07

Commander

Yuri I. Malenchenko

* Dec. 21 , 1961

3rd spaceflight

RUSSIA

2nd ISS-mission

Flight Engineer

Edward T. Lu

* Jul. 01 , 1963

3rd spaceflight

USA

2nd ISS-mission

Born Dec. 22, 1961, in Svetlovodsk, Kirovograd Region, Ukraine. He has one son, Dmitri. His mother, Nina Ivanovna, father, Ivan Karpovich, and brother, Sergei Ivanovich live in Svetlovodsk.

Graduated from Svetlovodsk public schools. In 1983, he graduated from S.I. Gritsevets Kharkov Higher Military Aviation School with a pilot-engineer’s diploma. In 1993, he graduated from the Zhukovsky Air Force Engineering Academy.

Born July 1, 1963, in Springfield, Massachusetts. Considers Honolulu, Hawaii, and Webster, New York, to be his hometowns. Married. He enjoys aerobatic flying, coaching wrestling, piano, tennis, surfing, skiing, and travel. His parents, Charlie and Snowlily Lu, reside in Fremont, California.

Graduated from R.L. Thomas High School, Webster, New York, in 1980. Bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University, 1984. Doctorate in applied physics from Stanford University, 1989.

1st ISS-expedition mission

1st ISS-expedition mission

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