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Our Advisory Board

Alexander Lazutkin, Advisory Board Member

Alexander Lazutkin is a Russian Cosmonaut, bestowed with the award Hero of the Russian Federation on 10 April 1998 for the courage and heroism displayed during his extended spaceflight on the orbital research complex ‘Mir’.

In 2011 Mr Lazutkin was presented with the medal “For Merit in Space Exploration”, recognising his great contribution to the field of research, development and use of space, as well as his many years of diligent work and public activities.

Mr Lazutkin also holds the Medals ‘For Space Flight’ and ‘For Public Services’ from NASA.

A graduate of the Aviation Institute with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mr Lazutkin is a Director of the Russian Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics.