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Wernher von Braun discusses space station photo credit Walt Disney Productions Man and the Moon posted on SpaceFlight Insider

Wernher von Braun discusses space station photo credit Walt Disney Productions Man and the Moon posted on SpaceFlight Insider///These types of space age shows were very popular in the sixties.

Sergei Pavlovich Korolev (12 January 1907 – 14 January 1966) was the lead Soviet rocket engineer and spacecraft designer in the Space Race between the United States and the Soviet Union during the 1950s and 1960s. He is considered by many as the father of practical astronautics.

Sergei Pavlovich Korolev (12 January 1907 – 14 January 1966) was the lead Soviet rocket engineer and spacecraft designer in the Space Race between the United States and the Soviet Union during the 1950s and 1960s. He is considered by many as the father of practical astronautics.

Soviet rocket-scientist Sergei Korolev and the dog Laika, the first living creature to be sent into outer space. Laika was placed in the nose-cone of the R-7 rocket and died six hours after being launched into orbit.

Soviet rocket-scientist Sergei Korolev and the dog Laika, the first living creature to be sent into outer space. Laika was placed in the nose-cone of the rocket and died six hours after being launched into orbit.

Сергей Павлович Королев 10 июля 1940 года получил второй срок лишения свободы - 8 лет. Направлен в московскую спецтюрьму НКВД ЦКБ-29, где под руководством А. Н. Туполева, также заключённого, принимал активное участие в создании бомбардировщиков Пе-2 и Ту-2 и одновременно инициативно разрабатывал проекты управляемой аэроторпеды и нового варианта ракетного перехватчика.

In September 1933 founded the world's first jet Institute, Deputy Director has been appointed Sergei Korolev.

Sergei Pavlovich Korolev (30.12.1906/12.01.1907-14.01.1966), a Russian scientist, designer of rocket and space systems. From 1927 he worked in the aircraft industry.

Sergei Pavlovich Korolev a Russian scientist, designer of rocket and space systems. From 1927 he worked in the aircraft industry.

Сергей Королев с дочерью Наташей.

Сергей Королев с дочерью Наташей.

Sergei Korolev, the engineer behind the 184-pound Soviet Sputnik satellite, was not credited by name until after his death. Photo credit: Courtesy NASA Sputnik was launched October 4, 1957

A Soviet technician works on Sputnik 1 before the satellite's Oct. World Space Week Launches Friday on Sputnik Anniversary

In September 1933 founded the world's first jet Institute, Deputy Director has been appointed 26-year-old Sergei Korolev.

In September 1933 founded the world's first jet Institute, Deputy Director has been appointed Sergei Korolev.

Сергей Королев Sergey Korolev

Сергей Королев Sergey Korolev

Area 51:Alleged to be Stalin’s secret UFO study team are (standing left to right) Sergei Korolev, chief missile designer and inventor of Sputnik; Igor Kurchatov, father of Russia’s atomic bomb; and Mstislav Keldysh, mathematician, theoretician, and space pioneer.

"Chief Designer" Korolev (left) with "father of the Soviet atomic bomb" Igor Kurchatov (centre) and "Chief Theoretician" Mstislav Keldysh (right), 1956

Ровно 108 лет назад родился Сергей Королёв, великий советский конструктор и основоположник практической космонавтики!

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Ровно 108 лет назад родился Сергей Королёв, великий советский конструктор и основоположник практической космонавтики!