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Yuri Koptev
Former head of Russian Federal Space Agency

Yuri Koptev

Yuri Koptev
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Intro Former head of Russian Federal Space Agency
Is Engineer
From Russia
Field Engineering
Gender male
Birth 13 March 1940, Stavropol, Russia
Age 82 years
Star sign Pisces
Bauman Moscow State Technical University
Order of Lenin  
Order of Honour  
Order of the October Revolution  
Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" II class  
Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" III class  
Order of the Red Banner of Labour  
Medal "For Labour Valour"  
USSR State Prize  
Legion of Honour  
Merited Scientist of the Russian Federation  
Order of Parasat  
The details (from wikipedia)


Yuri Nikolayevich Koptev (Russian: Юрий Николаевич Коптев, March 13, 1940, Stavropol) is a former General Director of the Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos), serving in that role from 1992 to 2004. He was replaced in 2004 by Anatoly Perminov, a former commander of the Russian Space Forces.

Beginning in 1965, he worked as an engineer at NPO Lavochkin.

Koptev is a Winner of the Golden Space Medal FAI (2000), a State Councillor of the Russian Federation, 1st class and he has been awarded the Order of Merit for the Fatherland, 2nd and 3rd classes.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 26 Apr 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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