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.
Great Minds: Sergei Korolev, The Chief Designer by scishow: Most people have never heard of him. But Soviet scientist Sergei Korolev quietly developed the revolutionary rocket technology that we still use today. Host: Reid Reimers Support on Subbable: https://subbable.com/scishow
Sergei Korolev (1906 - 1966) Rocket Designer, Engineer, Space Pioneer. He was the head of the Soviet Space Program during the 1950s and 1960s, overseeing the Sputnik, Luna, Verena, Vostok and Soyuz space missions.