Sergey Pavlovich Korolyov—Russian Rocket Scientist

Sergey Pavlovich Korolyov, featured in D. Cadbury’s new book, SpaceRace, was the man unknown to the west who built the rockets that put the first satellite into orbit, the first man in orbit about the earth, as well as several rockets to the moon. Who was Sergey Pavlovich Korolyov? Why was he unknown to the West (and to all of the people in the Soviet Union)? What drove this brilliant Soviet engineer and scientist?… Read more