Boris Chertok, Rocket Pioneer, Dies at 99 - Universe Today
[/caption] Boris Chertok was an integral member of the team responsible for the Soviet Union’s early success in space; the rockets he helped design and build ushered in the space age and changed the world. Chertok died on December 14, 2011, just three months before his 100th birthday. In 1914, two-year-old Chertok and his family … Continue reading "Boris Chertok, Rocket Pioneer, Dies at 99"