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Yuri Malenchenko


A Moment with Yuri Malenchenko


Fond Farewell for Suni, Aki and Yuri


"It Was A Beautiful Launch" - Tim Peake, Yuri Malenchenko and Tim Kopra arrive at the ISS


Preparing for Life Aboard the Space Station


Malenchenko, Kopra and Peake Conduct Ceremonies in Russia

Yuri Ivanovich Malenchenko is a retired Russian cosmonaut. Malenchenko became the first person to marry in space, on 10 August 2003, when he married Ekaterina Dmitrieva, who was in Texas, while he was 240 miles over New Zealand, on the International Space Station. As of June 2016, Malenchenko ranks second for career time in space due to his time on both Mir and the International Space Station (ISS). He is a former Commander of the International Space Station.
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