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List of notable or famous aerospace engineers from Russia, with bios and photos, including the top aerospace engineers born in Russia and even some popular aerospace engineers who immigrated to Russia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Russian aerospace engineers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These aerospace engineers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known aerospace engineer from Russia is included when available.

A list made up of people like Igor Sikorsky and Yuri Shargin.

This historic aerospace engineers from Russia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Russian aerospace engineers of note?" and "Who are the most famous aerospace engineers from Russia?" These prominent aerospace engineers of Russia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Russian aerospace engineers.

Use this list of renowned Russian aerospace engineers to discover some new aerospace engineers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (47 items)

Alexander Alexandrovich Arkhangelsky was an aircraft designer and doctor of technical sciences. ...more

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Age: Died at 86 (1892-1978)

Profession: Aerospace Engineer, Engineer

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Alexander Leonovich Kemurdzhian was a pioneering scientist, of Armenian heritage, in the space flight program of the Soviet Union. As chief engineer-designer at the VNIITransMash, he designed the first rovers to explore another world - the Soviet Lunokhod rovers. Founder of the space transport ...more

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Age: Died at 82 (1921-2003)

Birthplace: Vladikavkaz, Russia

Profession: Aerospace Engineer

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Alexander Mozhaysky is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Aerospace Engineers from Russia
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Alexander Fedorovich Mozhaysky, was a Russian naval officer, aviation pioneer, researcher and designer of heavier-than-air craft." In 1884, Mozhaysky's monoplane made a failed attempt to fly. His design relied upon a ramp rather than engine power to generate sufficient speed for lift. The wing ...more

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Age: Died at 65 (1825-1890)

Birthplace: Kotka, Finland

Profession: Aerospace Engineer, Engineer

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Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev was a Soviet aeronautical engineer. He designed the Yakovlev military aircraft and founded the Yakovlev Design Bureau. Yakovlev was a member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1938. ...more

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Age: Died at 83 (1906-1989)

Birthplace: Moscow, Eurasia, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, Russia Soviet Union

Profession: Politician, Aerospace Engineer, Engineer

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Alexei Tupolev is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Aerospace Engineers from Russia
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Alexei Andreyevich Tupolev was a Soviet aircraft designer who led the development of the first supersonic passenger jet, the Tupolev Tu-144. He also helped design the Buran space shuttle and the Tu-2000, which has been suspended because of the lack of funds. Tupolev was the son of famed Soviet ...more

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Age: Died at 76 (1925-2001)

Birthplace: Soviet Union

Profession: Scientist, Aerospace Engineer, Engineer

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Anatoly Georgievich Ufimtsev is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Aerospace Engineers from Russia
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Anatoly Georgievich Ufimtsev was a Russian engineer and aviation pioneer. He was born in Kursk. He invented a radial engine for which he received a Russian patent and designed his own vehicles "Spheroplane 1" and "Spheroplane 2". He later designed and built agricultural equipment and wind turbines. ...more

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Age: Died at 56 (1880-1936)

Birthplace: Kursk, Russia

Profession: Aerospace Engineer

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Andrei Nikolayevich Tupolev was a pioneering Soviet aircraft designer. During his career, he designed and oversaw the design of more than 100 types of aircraft, some of which set 78 world records. In recognition of his work, he was made an honorary member of Britain's Royal Aeronautical Society and ...more

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Age: Died at 84 (1888-1972)

Birthplace: Kimry, Russia

Profession: Aerospace Engineer, Engineer

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Artem Mikoyan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Aerospace Engineers from Russia
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Artem Ivanovich Mikoyan was a Soviet aircraft designer of Armenian descent. In partnership with Mikhail Iosifovich Gurevich he designed many of the famous MiG military aircraft. ...more

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Age: Died at 65 (1905-1970)

Birthplace: Sanahin, Armenia

Profession: Scientist, Aerospace Engineer, Engineer

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