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Great names of history

Mstislav
V. Keldysh

(1911-1978)

Scientist in the field of mathematics and mechanics. Fundamental works on mathematics, aerohydrodynamics and the theory of oscillations. Director and Research Supervisor of the Institute (1946-1961). President of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. Our center is proudly named after this great scientist.

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Sergey
P. Korolev

(1906-1966)

Scientist and designer in the field of rocket engineering and cosmonautics. Head of the development of the first artificial Earth satellites, manned spaceships, and interplanetary stations. Deputy Director of the Institute. Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR.

Valentin
P. Glushko

(1908-1989)

Scientist and designer in the field of rocket and space technology. Head of the development of all high-power LREs and reusable rocket and space system. Laboratory Chief of the Institute (1934-1938). Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR.

Georgy
I. Petrov

(1912-1987)

Scientist in the field of mechanics. Main works on applied gas dynamics and space aerodynamics. Head of Department, Laboratory Chief, Deputy Director for Science, Research Supervisor of the Institute (1944-1966).The first Director of the Space Research Institute. Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR.

Vsevolod
S. Avduyevsky

(1908-1989)

Scientist in the field of mechanics. Main works on aerodynamics and heat transfer at high velocities, as well as hydromechanics of planetary atmospheres. Laboratory Chief, Deputy Director of the Institute (1947-1973). Academician of the RAS.


Boris
V. Raushenbakh

(1915-2001)

Scientist in the field of mechanics. Main works on combustion theory and spacecraft attitude control. Head of Laboratory Department, Deputy Laboratory Chief of the Institute (1936-1960). Correspondent Member of the International Academy of Astronautics. Academician of the RAS.

Yury
A. Ryzhov

(1930-2017)

Scientist in the field of mechanics. Main works on high-speed aerodynamics. Employee of the Institute (1958-1960). Academician of the RAS.

Vladimir
Ye. Fortov

(1946-2020)

Scientist in the area of extreme states of matter, dense plasma physics, pulsed power engineering and thermal physics. A post-graduate student of the Institute (1971-1973). Academician of the RAS, President of the Russian Academy of Sciences (2013-2017)

Alexander
P. Vanichev

(1916-1994)

Scientist in the field of thermal technology. Main works on energy systems and combustion theory. Laboratory Chief, Head of Division, Deputy Director of the Institute (1945-1994). Correspondent Member of the RAS.

Vitaly
M. Iyevlev

(1926-1989)

Scientist in the field of thermal physics and mechanics. Main works on heat exchange, hydrodynamics and the properties of high-temperature medium. Head of Department, Laboratory Chief, Head of Division of the Institute (1948-1989). Correspondent Member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR.

Aleksey
M. Isayev

(1908-1971)

Scientist and designer in the field of aero- and rocket engines. Chief Designer of LREs. Head of Project-and-Design Department of the Institute (1944-1948). Doctor of Technical Sciences. Hero of Socialist Labour.

Alexander
A. Serebrov

(1944-2013)

Employee of the Institute (1970-1973). Pilot-Cosmonaut of the USSR. Candidate of Technical Sciences. Hero of the Soviet Union. Performed four space flights (1982-1994).


Nikolai
A. Anfimov

(1935-2019)

Soviet and Russian scientist in the field of mechanics, specialist in the sphere of aerodynamics and thermal technology, Doctor of Technical Science, Professor, Academician of the RAS. In the period of 1958-1974, he worked at the Institute as a scientist and an organizer of scientific research.

Alexey
S. Eliseev

(1934)

Employee of the Institute (1957-1960). Pilot-Cosmonaut of the USSR. Doctor of Technical Sciences. Twice given the Title Hero of the Soviet Union. Performed three space flights (1969-1971).