Aleksandr Bloshenko — Executive Director for Advanced Projects and Science, Roskosmos State Corporation for Space Activities
Alexander Bloshenko was born in 1984 in Chernogolovka, Moscow region. He graduated with honors from the specialized school of science. Then he studied at the Faculty of Physics at Moscow State University named after Mikhail Lomonosov. He defended his thesis for the degree of Candidate of Sciences in Physics and Mathematics.
Aleksandr Bloshenko began his career at the Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, where he worked for thirteen years. He has worked his way up from a research engineer to the deputy head of department. He supervised a large number of special applied research and development projects commissioned by the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Russian Ministry of Defense.
In 2017, Alexander Vitalievich moved to the Secretariat of the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Rogozin, where he supervised interaction with the Scientific and Technical Council of the Military Industrial Commission under the Government of the Russian Federation, the Advanced Research Foundation, as well as other issues of scientific and technical activities. In 2018, Bloshenko assumed the position of science advisor to Roscosmos CEO.
On April 29, 2019, Roscosmos CEO Dmitry Rogozin appointed Alexander Vitalievich Bloshenko as executive director for promising programs and science of the state corporation.
By decision of Russian Academy of Sciences President Alexander Sergeyev and Roscosmos head Dmitry Rogozin, Alexander Vitalievich Bloshenko was appointed executive director for advanced programs and science to head the Coordinating Scientific and Technical Council for programs of scientific and applied research and experiments on manned space complexes on October 30, 2019.
Married, raising a son.