Boris Chertok

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Boris Chertok

Boris Chertok on the International conference on Integrated Navigational Systems at CNII Electropribor
Born Boris Yevseyevich Chertok
Борис Евсеевич Черток

1 March 1912(1912-03-01)
Łódź, Russian Empire (now Poland)
Died 14 December 2011(2011-12-14) (aged 99)[1]
Moscow, Russia
Nationality Russian
Occupation Soviet and Russian rocket scientist and engineer
Known for Deputy Chief Designer of Soviet Space Program
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Boris Evseyevich Chertok (Russian: ; 1 March 1912 – 14 December 2011) was a prominent Soviet and Russian rocket designer, responsible for control systems of a number of ballistic missiles and spacecraft. He was the author of a four-volume book Rockets and People, the definitive source of information about the history of the Soviet space program.

From 1974, he was the deputy chief designer of the S.P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation Energia, the space aircraft designer bureau which he started working for in 1974. He retired in 1992.[2]

Contents

Books in English

Books in Russian

  • Черток Б.Е. Ракеты и люди — М.: Машиностроение, 1999. (B. Chertok, Rockets and People)
  • Черток Б.Е. Ракеты и люди. Фили — Подлипки — Тюратам — М.: Машиностроение, 1999. (B. Chertok, Rockets and People. Fili — Podlipki — Tyuratam)
  • Черток Б.Е. Ракеты и люди. Горячие дни холодной войны — М.: Машиностроение, 1999. (B. Chertok, Rockets and People. Hot Days of Cold War)
  • Черток Б.Е. Ракеты и люди. Лунная гонка — М.: Машиностроение, 1999. (B. Chertok, Rockets and People. Moon Race)

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