Jakob Wainshtein's Profile
I was born in 1944 in Stalingrad, Russia. I graduated from high school in 1961 in Vilnius, Lithuania and was accepted to Moscow University of Aviation, Russia. I graduated with high honors in 1968 with a Master’s Degree in Spacecraft and Missile Engineering from one on the best universities of Russia.
Back in high school I honed my woodcarving skills building hand-made glider aircraft at the dawn of the sport.
While being an accomplished veteran of spaceship and missile engineering where I had contributed for 40 years, with multiple recognized achievements, patents and inventions,
I have been always fascinated with human and nature’s beauty and perfection, which inspired my artwork. While advanced mechanics and aerodynamics has been my professional career, wood carving has become my lifetime hobby and often was a helpful…
- Born on July 15
- Joined July 10, 2009