Akhmetov Ravil

Р.Н. Ахметов


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

In 1973 he graduated from the Kuibyshev Polytechnic Institute with a diploma in industrial electronics.

From 1973 to 2006 Akhmetov worked his way from engineer to deputy head of division/head of department at the TsSKB-Progress State Research-and-Production Space Rocket Centre, Samara.

In January 2006, Akhmetov was appointed first deputy general director/general designer/head of the TsSKB design bureau at TsSKB-Progress, Samara.

In June and December 2014, the company underwent reorganization and since December 2014, Ravil Nurgalievich Akhmetov has been holding the position of first deputy general director/general designer/head of TsSKB design bureau at the Progress Space Rocket Centre (RKTs-Progress).


Academic degree, title:

Ph. D. in engineering

Full member of the Academy of Technologies of the Russian Federation

Full member of the Tsiolkovsky Russian Academy of Cosmonautics

Full member of the Academy of Navigation and Motion Control



Order of Honour

Order of Friendship

Honorary title ‘Merited Engineer of the Russian Federation’

The Government of the Russian Federation Gagarin Prize in the field of space activities

Roscosmos Decoration of Tsiolkovsky

Roscosmos Decoration ‘For the Provision of Space Launches’

SSC Roscosmos Decoration of Korolev

RF MoD Space Force Commander Decoration for Merit

The Governor of Samara oblast Badge of Honour ‘For the Labour for the Good of the Samara Land’

The Governor of Samara oblast Prize for Prominent Results in Meeting Aerospace Challenges

Regional Award ‘People’s Recognition’