Since the beginning of the career, Alexander Degtyarev has worked his way up from an engineer (1975) to General Director of Yuzhnoye State Design Office (2017).
He made a considerable contribution to well-known space launch systems developed in international cooperation such as Sea Launch, Land Launch, and Dnepr. With his active participation, many contracts and agreements were signed with the leading space companies and organizations in Europe, the United States, Egypt, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and other countries.
Dr. Degtyarev is an author of about 200 research scientific publications and papers on launch system development, upgrading, and tailoring for many applications, including scientific as well as an author of 50 inventions and patents being the basis for competitive space launch system technologies.
Alexander Degtyarev is a Full Member (Academician) of the International Academy of Astronautics, Vice-President of International Astronautical Federation, Full Member (Academician) of the International Engineering Academy, Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Regional Secretary of the Ukrainian Branch of the International Academy of Astronautics.
Alexander Degtyarev is Doctor of Engineering Science, Ph.D. in Economic Sciences.