RUSSIAN SPACE FIRSTS ~ Sergei Pavlovich Korolev (1907-1966) is widely regarded as the founder of the Soviet space program. He  led the development of the world's first ballistic missile, known today as the R-7, which became a base for a long-lasting family of space boosters, carrying Russian cosmonauts into orbit for decades to come.

RUSSIAN SPACE FIRSTS ~ Sergei Pavlovich Korolev (1907-1966) is widely regarded as the founder of the Soviet space program. He led the development of the world's first ballistic missile, known today as the R-7, which became a base for a long-lasting family of space boosters, carrying Russian cosmonauts into orbit for decades to come.

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First cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin and chief designer of space rockets USSR Sergei Korolev #Russia #space

First cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin and chief designer of space rockets USSR Sergei Korolev #Russia #space

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.

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.

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SRL16704a 50th memorial anniversary of Sergei Korolev (Sergei Korolev (1907–1966) and Soyuz spacecraft; Sergei Korolev (1907–1966) and Sputnik 2; Sergei Korolev (1907–1966) with Sputnik model; Luna 2 spacecraft)

SRL16704a 50th memorial anniversary of Sergei Korolev (Sergei Korolev (1907–1966) and Soyuz spacecraft; Sergei Korolev (1907–1966) and Sputnik 2; Sergei Korolev (1907–1966) with Sputnik model; Luna 2 spacecraft)

There is no such thing as an unsolvable problem. - Sergei Korolev

There is no such thing as an unsolvable problem. - Sergei Korolev

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Famous Soviet scientists Designer Sergei Korolev left physicist Igor Kurchatov center and mathematician Mstislav Keldysh right Stock Photo

Famous Soviet scientists Designer Sergei Korolev left physicist Igor Kurchatov center and mathematician Mstislav Keldysh right Stock Photo

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