Nikolai Tikhonov (cosmonaut)

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Nikolay Tikhonov
Nikolai Tikhonov during Fire Scene Generic training.jpg
RSA Cosmonaut
Nationality Russia
Status Active
Born (1982-05-23) May 23, 1982 (age 34)
Novomoskovsk, Russia SFSR
Selection 2006 RSA Group

Nikolay Vladimirovich Tikhonov (Russian: Николай В. Тихонов) was born May 23, 1982. He is a Russian cosmonaut, selected in 2006. He was selected as a backup flight engineer for Soyuz MS-02. He was made a prime crew member of Soyuz MS-04, although due to Russian budget cuts, the crews were changed and Tikhonov's flight was pushed back to March 2019 where he will launch as a flight engineer onboard Soyuz MS-12.