Alexander Lopatin Appointed Roscosmos Deputy HeadJanuary 14, 2011 at 4:42 pm | Posted in Space Law Current Events | Leave a comment
by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty
On Jan. 13, Alexander P. Lopatin has been appointed Roscosmos Deputy Head by the Resolution of the Russian Government.
Lopatin was born on April 14, 1956. Formerly, he served in Space Forces as Deputy Commander (2005 – 2009), Deputy Director General at TSNIIMASh and Deputy Chairman of the State Board (2009-Jan. 2011).
He graduated from Zhitomir High Command Radio Electrical Engineering School in 1978, and Dzerzhinsky Military Academy in 1987. From 1974 to 2005 he served in Russian Military Forces in various positions, including Deputy Chief of Mozhaisky Military Academy.
Lopatin has several state awards, including Order For Military Merit, The Order of Honor, Governmental science and engineering awards.