Category Archives: Space exploration

Russian rocket designer Boris Chertok helped put the first human in space

MOSCOW (AP) — Boris Chertok, a Russian rocket designer who played a key role in engineering Soviet-era space programs, has died. He was 99. The state-controlled RKK Energiya rocket builder where he worked as a top consultant said Chertok died in

Russian rocket designer Boris Chertok helped put the first human in space

MOSCOW (AP) — Boris Chertok, a Russian rocket designer who played a key role in engineering Soviet-era space programs, has died. He was 99. The state-controlled RKK Energiya rocket builder where he worked as a top consultant said Chertok died in