Please note our new address: 98 Bohemia Ave Suite 2  Chesapeake City, MD 21915
Phone 203-276-1570 / Fax 203-883-1483 / Email sales@alexautographs.com
     

Full Details for Lot 1308

Previous LotNext Lot
Click to enlarge

Sale 38 Lot 1308

SERGEI KOROLEV(1907 - 1966) Chief designer and architect of the Soviet space program, the genius and inspiration behind Soviet space exploration, his very existence was kept a secret. Early original signed blueprint, 15" x 12", [n.p., 1934], untranslated but labeled "Graphic No. 2" and showing a series of vectors diagrams, from a grouping related to the CK-7 rocket or jet-propelled aircraft project. Nicely signed beside his printed name and title. Folds, else very good. In 1931 Korolev joined the Central Aero and Hydrodynamics Institute, and in 1932 was appointed chief of Jet Propulsion Research Group, GIRD, one of the earliest state-sponsored centers for rocket development of cruise missiles and of a manned rocket-powered glider. With Russian museum COA.
Estimate $ 300-400

Back    Inquiry   
 

© Alexander Historical Auctions.  Images, descriptions and condition reports used on this site are original copyright material and are not to be reproduced without permission. For further information telephone (203) 276-1570

   
Copyright © 2017 Alexander Historical Auctions, LLC - All rights reserved. | Site Map | Legal | Privacy Policy