The council of chief designers

  • Christian Lardier
  • Stefan Barensky
Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)


Sergei Pavlovich Korolev was born on December 30, 1906 (Julian calendar) or January 12, 1907 (Gregorian calendar) to a family of teachers- Pavel Yakovlevich Korolev and Maria Nikolaievna Moskalenko – in Zhitomir, Ukraine. The family moved to Kiev on June 28, 1908. When his parents separated in 1910, Sergei lived with his mother's family in Nejin near Chernygov, Ukraine.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christian Lardier
    • 1
  • Stefan Barensky
    • 2
  1. 1.Air & CosmosParisFrance
  2. 2.Science & Vie and European VoiceJaillansFrance

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