Sergei Korolev: the rocket genius behind Yuri Gagarin

We thought we would point out this excellent article to you from today’s online Guardian about Sergei Korolev – Deskarati –

50 years ago, Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space. But the unsung hero of the Soviet Union’s triumph was a brilliant scientist who survived Stalin’s purges

via Sergei Korolev: the rocket genius behind Yuri Gagarin | Science | The Observer.

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