OREANDA-NEWS Following the results of the fourth open selection, the Interdepartmental Commission recommended that the Cosmonaut Training Center (CPC) enroll four candidates in the Roscosmos detachment, among them three men and one woman, the state corporation reported on Tuesday.

"Following the results of the fourth open selection for the Roscosmos cosmonaut squad on May 27, 2024, the Interdepartmental Commission decided to recommend the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center to appoint four contestants to the positions of candidates for test cosmonauts," the message says.

"In the near future, Anastasia Burchuladze, Elchin Vakhidov, Vladimir Vorozhko and Alexander Zherebtsov will begin two years of general space training," the state corporation said.

According to the published information, Anastasia Burchuladze was born on May 13, 1996 in Arkhangelsk. In 2020, she graduated from the Moscow Aviation Institute, a master's degree in the field of Aircraft Engines. Since February 2019, he has been a design engineer at the NPO. Lavochkina.

The second winner, Elchin Vakhidov, was born on April 17, 1993 in Novosibirsk. In 2014, he graduated from St. Petersburg State Marine Technical University with the qualification "Marine Engineer". In the same year, he graduated from the military officer training program. Since September 2014, he has been a senior engineer at the 109th military representation of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation in the city of Vilyuchinsk, Kamchatka Territory.

The third future cosmonaut, Vladimir Vorozhko, was born on September 14, 1997 in the Krasnodar Territory. In 2020, he graduated from the Krasnodar Higher Military Aviation School of Pilots. Serov. From October 2020 to February 2021, he was a senior instructor pilot, and from February 2021, he was the commander of the ship.

The fourth winner, Alexander Zherebtsov, was born on November 8, 1990 in the Azerbaijan SSR. In 2012, he graduated from the Zhukovsky and Yuri Gagarin Air Force Academy. In 2018, he graduated from Rostov State University of Economics. Since June 2015, he has been a senior pilot, commander of the aviation flight of the aviation squadron.

According to the results of general space training and the state exam, candidates for test cosmonauts will be awarded the qualification of "test cosmonaut".