Alexander Fyodorovich Strekalov
He was born on January 8, 1948, at Kaliningrad, Moscow region. Graduated from All-Union Machine Engineering Correspondence Institute, mechanical engineer (1973), candidate of engineering science (1998).
1967-1986 - designer, production engineer, senior engineer, head of group, head of sector, deputy head of department, head of department at ZEM.
1986-1999 - deputy chief engineer, chief engineer, first deputy director - chief engineer of ZEM of S.P. Korolev RSC Energia.
1999 - May 15, 2006 - First Vice President of S.P. Korolev RSC Energia - Director of CJSC Experimental Machine-building Plant .
May 15, 2006 through March 2014 - first vice president of S.P.Korolev RSC Energia - General director of CJSC Experimental Machine-building Plant (ZEM).
He was directly involved in setting up production, developing manufacturing processes for our country's first unmanned space stations and satellites, space systems under programs of manned spacecraft Soyuz, lunar programs L1 and N1-L3, programs of orbital stations Salyut, Mir, cargo spacecraft Progress, space upper stages Block D and DM, reusable space system Energia-Buran, International Space Station, Yamal communications satellites. He directed preparations for production of unmanned spacecraft at ZEM, including construction of a state-of-the-art high industrial cleanliness room, as well as manufacturing in-plant full-scale mockups of the new manned spacecraft Clipper, special spacecraft based on multi-purpose satellite bus developed in the course of work on the Yamal project. He is one of the organizers of serial production of products under conversion programs at ZEM (manufacturing of consumer goods, prosthetic and orthopedic appliances, etc.).
Winner of State Prize of USSR (1985), State Prize of the Russian Federation (1999), Prize of the Government of the Russian Federation (2012). He was awarded the Order of Honor (1996), Certificate of Commendation from the Government of the Russian Federation (2013).