Salizhan Sharipov

  • STS -89 (1998)
  • Soyuz TMA- 5 (2004/2005)   ISS Expedition 10

Salis Chan Schakirowitsch Sharipov (Russian Салижан Шакирович Шарипов, scientific transliteration Saližan Šakirovič Šaripov; born August 24, 1964 in Ösgön, Osh Oblast, Kyrgyzstan ) is a Russian cosmonaut.

Sharipov attended the Higher Military Aviation School "Sergei Gretsewets ", from which he graduated in 1987 with a diploma in tactical air combat in Kharkiv. He then worked as a pilot instructor.

Together with his wife Nadezhda he has two children.