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EXPEDITION 08

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C. Michael Foale

* Jan. 06 , 1956

6th spaceflight

USA/ GB

1st ISS-mission

Flight Engineer

Alexander Y. Kaleri

* May 13 , 1956

4th spaceflight

RUSSIA

1st ISS-mission

Born January 6, 1957, in Louth, England, but considers Cambridge, England, to be his hometown. Married to the former Rhonda R. Butler of Louisville, Kentucky. They have two children. He enjoys many outdoor activities, particularly wind surfing. Private flying, soaring, and project scuba diving have been his other major sporting interests. He also enjoys exploring physics and writing children's software.

Graduated from Kings School, Canterbury, in 1975. He attended the University of Cambridge, Queens' College, receiving a bachelor of arts degree in Physics, Natural Sciences Tripos, with 1st class honors, in 1978. While at Queens' College, he completed his doctorate in Laboratory Astrophysics at Cambridge University in 1982.

Born May 13, 1956, in Yurmala, Latvia. He is married to the former Svetlana L. Nosova. They have one child, a son. Alexander enjoys running, reading, and gardening. His mother, Antonina Petrovna Kaleri, resides in Sevastopol, the Ukraine. His father, Yuri Borisovich Kaleri, is deceased. .

Graduated from Moscow Institute of Mechanical Physics in 1979.

1st ISS-expedition mission

1st ISS-expedition mission

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