Anna Yuryevna Kikina
|Born||27 August 1984|
|Selection||TsPK-16 Cosmonaut Group|
|Missions||Soyuz MS-22 (Expedition 68/69)|
Anna Yuryevna Kikina (Russian: Анна Юрьевна Кикина, born 27 August 1984 in Novosibirsk) is a Russian engineer and test cosmonaut, selected in 2012. She is the only woman cosmonaut currently in active service at Roscosmos. In June 2020, fellow cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko said that Kikina is expected to fly on a fall 2022 mission to the International Space Station and perform a spacewalk during the mission. In September 2021, RIA Novosti reported that Kikina had been assigned to the Soyuz MS-22 mission, set to launch on 21 September 2022, for a 188-day mission.
Kikina graduated with honors from the Novosibirsk State Academy of Water Transportation Engineering.