- Anatoly Sagalevich
Anatoly Mikhailovich Sagalevich ( _ru. Анатолий Михайлович Сагалевич) (born 1938 [ [http://all-photo.ru/portret/sagalevich/index.ru.html Убзбмечйю Бобфпмйк Нйибкмпчйю ← Тпууйкулбс Рптфтефобс Збметес ← All-Photo.Ru ] ] ) is a Russian explorer, who works at the
Shirshov Institute of Oceanologyof the Russian Academy of Sciences( USSR Academy of Sciencesuntil 1991) since 1965.
Since 1979 he is the director of the Russian (former Soviet)
Deepwater Submersibles Laboratory. He received Doctor of Sciencesdegree in 1985. Sagalevich took part in the construction of Pisces VIII, Pisces IX and MIR Deep Submergence Vehicles (DSV) and completed more than 300 submersions as the chief pilot of DSVs. Between 1989 and 2005 he led 28 expeditions on MIR DSV. He was the pilot of MIR during expeditions to RMS "Titanic", "Bismarck", Soviet submarine K-278 Komsomolets, " I-52", [ [http://www.deepoceanexpeditions.com/azores9.html Deep Ocean Expeditions ] ] Russian submarine K-141 Kursk. On August 2 2007Sagalevich was the pilot of MIR-1 DSV, that reached the seabedat the North Poleduring Arktika 2007expedition.
January 10 2008Anatoly Sagalevich was awarded the title Hero of the Russian Federationfor "courage and heroism showed in extremal conditions and successful completion of ." [ [http://www.kremlin.ru/text/docs/2008/01/156144.shtml Президент России | Указ «О награждении государственными наградами Российской Федерации» ] ]
Order of Lenin- for MIR-1 and MIR-2 creation
Order of the Badge of Honor- for deepwater research of Lake Baikal
Order of Courage- for special underwater operations on Soviet submarine K-278 Komsomolets
*Lowell Thomas Award [ [http://www.explorers.org/spec_events/ltd/ltd_awardspast.php The Explorers Club ] ] - for valuable contribution into conducting deepwater ocean research in the 20th century.
*2007 Adventurer of the Year award from prestigious Los Angeles Adventurers' Club for Arctic dive to North Pole.
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