Sergei Korolev centennial
Sergey Korolev – Universe Beating In His Heart
Sergey Pavlovich Korolev is an eminent engineer and scientist, who dedicated his life to rocket and space technology. Bearing the Title of Hero of Socialist Labour, being the winner of the Lenin Prize (one of the highest awards in the USSR) and the academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Sergey Pavlovich Korolev is a creator of Russian strategic missile weapons of medium and intercontinental range and founder of applied space exploration. Korolev’s engineering developments in the field of rocket technology are extremely valuable for evolution of Russian missile weapons and essential for world space exploration industry. He deserves to be called the father of domestic rocket and space technology, providing strategic parity and making our state a leading rocket-and-space power.
Sergey Korolev was born on January 12, 1907, in the town of Zhitomir.
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