Akhmetov Ravil

Р.Н. Ахметов


Ravil N. Akhmetov was born on May 25, 1948 in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.

In 1973 he graduated from the Kuibyshev Polytechnical Institute.

Since 1973 till 2005 he worked his way from engineer to Deputy Head of division – head of department.

In 2006 Ravil N. Akhmetov was appointed Samara Space Centre’s First Deputy General Director – General Designer - TsSKB’s Chief.

· Academic and honorary degree:


· Doctor of Engineering

· Acting corresponding member (Academician) of RF Academy of cosmonautics named after Tsiolkovsky

· Corresponding Member of Russian Federation Academy of Engineering

· Corresponding Member of Russian Federation Academy of navigation and motion control


· State, departmental and other awards:


· Order of Friendship

· Order of Honour

· Honorable distinction of “Honored designer of Russian Federation”

· Badge of Tsiolkovsky from Roskosmos

Distinction “For Service” from Commander of Space Forces, MoD, Russian Federation

Honorary diploma of European Space Agency