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Kurchatov



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Korolev/Kurchatov
Architects of the Soviet nuclear deterrent.
Credit: RKK Energia
Kurchatov, Igor Vasilyevich (1903-1960) Russian scientist. Father of Soviet atomic bomb at KB-11. Managed development of first hydrogen bomb. Design coordinated with Korolev's design bureau for use on R-7 ICBM.

Born: 1903.01.12.
Died: 1960.02.07.

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Bibliography
  • Siddiqi, Asif A, The Soviet Space Race With Apollo, University Press of Florida, 2003.

Kurchatov Chronology


1960 February 7 - .
  • Death of Igor Vasilyevich Kurchatov - . Nation: USSR. Related Persons: Kurchatov. Summary: Russian scientist. Father of Soviet atomic bomb at KB-11. Managed development of first hydrogen bomb. Design coordinated with Korolev's design bureau for use on R-7 ICBM..

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