Master of Science, Military Academy Ministry Defense, Moscow, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Military Academy Ministry Defense, Moscow, 1976. Doctor of Science (Technology), Military Science Research Institute, Moscow, 1993.
Senior scientist Military Science Research Institute, Moscow Region, Russia, 1980—1987, laboratory head Russia, 1987—1994, department head Russia, 1994—1997, deputy head science research Russia, 1997—2001. Vice president Research and Development Khrunichev State Research Production Space Center, Moscow, since 2001. Senior lecturer Moscow Aviation Institute, Moscow, 1999—2000.
Member high attestation commission Russian scientists Government Russian Federation, Moscow, since 1998. Colonel Military Space Forces, 1980—2001, Russia.
Member high council ecology Russian State Duma, Moscow, 1996—1998. Member of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Russian Space Academy (6 medals since 1998), Russian Academy Military Science (correspondent Suvorov medal 1999).
Married Irina Anatolyevna Shulzhenko, June 24, 1977. Children: Andrei Anatolyevich, Oleg Anatolyevich.