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Dr Rustam B. Rustamov

Space Science

National Academy of Science of Azerbaijan



Rustam B. Rustamov was born on May 25, 1955 in the Shirvan region of Azerbaijan. He has served as the Acting Director General of the Azerbaijan National Aerospace Agency, and is now a freelance expert on Space Science and Technology. Rustam primarily specialises in space instrumentation and remote sensing and GIS technology.

He graduated with a PhD from the Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences in St Petersburg, Russia, and worked at the European Space Agency within the framework of the United Nations Program on Space Applications at the European Space Research and Technology Center in the Netherlands.

He has previously held roles with the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, the United Nations Economical and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, and the International Astronautical Federation. He is also the author of 12 books published by European and United States publishers, and as well as authoring or co-authoring 120 scientific peer-review papers.