January 11, 2019
Categories: History, Roscosmos, Russia

On January 11th 2019 in Moscow at the Red Square held a ceremony of laying flowers at the burial place of the founder of Russian practical cosmonautics Sergey Korolev, related to his 112th birthday anniversary.

Director of the “Roscosmos” State corporation Dmitri Rogozin, Sergey Korolev daughter – Natalia Koroleva, Soviet and Russian cosmonauts, executives and representatives of the space industry enterprises took part in the ceremony.

Sergey Korolev considered as a pioneer in the main directions of developing national rocket weaponry and the space-rocket industry (rockets R-2, R-5, R-7, first satellite in the world PS-1, spaceship “Voskhod” and oth.), providing strategic parity and made Russia the leading space-rocket country.

For the outstanding contribution to his homeland’s defense and to the developing of practical cosmonautics, outstanding scientist and designer was twice awarded to the title of The Hero of the Socialistic Labor (in 1956 and 1961), he also received the Lenin Award (in 1957) and the golden medal named after Konstantin Tsiolkovsky.

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