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# md110 S.P.Korolev Chief-Designer

65 mm diameter bronze artwork presentation medal minted by Moscow mint in 1970 by order of the USSR Academy of Science to commemorate 70 years birthday anniversary of outstanding pioneer of the Soviet missile and space programmes-Founder of practical Space exploration Sergei Pavlovich Korolev.Front side of medal depicts portrait and reads S.P.Korolev 1906-1966.On left side of portrait number LXX (70 years).Reverse design is interesting.It shows hands of designer-engineer making a drawing of Vostok ship.Also minted words of Korolev published in newspaper Pravda 10 december, 1957 `Dependable bridge to cosmos is thrown-over by launch of Soviet artificular Sputniks, The road to the Stars is openned`. No general public access to these medals was.Scientists and designers in Soviet space programs received these medals during anniversary of Korolev birthday celebration. Original medal is a part of collection of cosmonaut-designer Konstantin Feoktistov.Same medal I also have from collection of another famous cosmonaut and designer-Georgi Grechko. Availability and price check by e-mail.
 # md110            S.P.Korolev Chief-Designer 1

This product was added to our catalog on Friday 13 December, 2002.