Dmitry Petelin


Dmitriy Aleksandrovich Petelin
Dmitri Petelin at JSC.jpg
Born (1983-07-10) 10 July 1983 (age 38)
OccupationTest cosmonaut
Space career
Previous occupation
Aeronautical engineer
SelectionTsPK-16 Cosmonaut Group
MissionsSoyuz MS-22 (Expedition 68/69)

Dmitriy Aleksandrovich Petelin (Russian Cyrillic: Дмитрий Александрович Петелин; born July 10, 1983 in Kustanai, Kazakh SSR, now Kazakhstan) is a Russian cosmonaut who was part of the 2012 selection group.


Petelin graduated from the South Ural State University in 2006 with a degree in aircraft and helicopter engineering. Following graduation, he worked as an engineer for NIK, LLC. On October 26, 2012, he became a cosmonaut and reported to the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center. He completed cosmonaut training and was named a test cosmonaut on July 15, 2014.

He is married and has one daughter.

External links

  • biography
  • Roscosmos biography
  • Spacefacts biography