Anton Shkaplerov

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Birthday
20, 1972
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
20, 1972 (age 46)
Birthplace
Russia

About

Decorated Russian cosmonaut who's completed three missions and has been the commander of the International Space Station. His total time in space comes over a year at 365 days and 14 minutes, but this does not include the time he's spent aboard the space station starting in December of 2017.

Before Fame

He was a Russian Air Force pilot until 2003 when he entered the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center as a test-cosmonaut. 

Trivia

He's participated in two space walks for six and eight hours respectively.

Family Life

Shkaplerov married Tatyana Petrovna, and they have two daughters named Kristina and Kir.

Associated With

Alexander Misurkin also accompanied him on the December 2017 mission to the space station.