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List of notable or famous engineers from soviet union, with bios and photos, including the top engineers born in soviet union and even some popular engineers who immigrated to soviet union. If you're trying to find out the names of famous soviet union engineers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These engineers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known engineer from soviet union is included when available.

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Aleksandr Ivanchenkov is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Engineers from Soviet Union
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Aleksandr Sergeyevich Ivanchenkov is a retired Soviet cosmonaut who flew as Flight Engineer on Soyuz 29 and Soyuz T-6, he spent 147 days, 12 hours and 37 minutes in space. ...more

Age: 77

Birthplace: Ivanteyevka, Moscow Oblast, Russia

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Aleksei Mihailovich Isaev


Aleksei Mikhailovich Isaev was a Russian rocket engineer. Aleksei Isaev began work under Leonid Dushkin during World War II, on an experimental rocket-powered interceptor plane, the BI-1. In 1944 he formed his own design bureau to engineer liquid-propellant engines. After abandoning the heavy, complex and undercooled German engine designs, Russia's principal engine designer Valentin Glushko turned to Isaev's innovations: thin-walled copper combustion chambers backed by steel support, anti-oscillation baffle to prevent chugging, and the flat injector plate with mixing-swirling injectors. The latter was an enormous simplification of the "plumbing nightmare" of the V-2 engine, because it ...more

Age: Died at 63 (1908-1971)

Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

Aleksei Yeliseyev is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Engineers from Soviet Union
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Aleksei Stanislavovich Yeliseyev is a retired Soviet cosmonaut who flew on three missions in the Soyuz programme as a flight engineer: Soyuz 5, Soyuz 8, and Soyuz 10. A graduate of the Bauman Higher Technical School and postgraduate of Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. Yeliseyev worked as an engineer in Sergey Korolev's design bureau before being selected for cosmonaut training. Following his retirement from the space programme in 1985, he took up at an administrative position at the Bauman school for several years before retiring fully. His awards include: Twice Hero of the Soviet Union Pilot-Cosmonaut of the USSR Four Orders of Lenin Medal "For Merit in Space Exploration" - for ...more

Age: 83

Birthplace: Zhizdra, Russia

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Aleksey Krylov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Engineers from Soviet Union
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Aleksey Nikolaevich Krylov was a Russian naval engineer, applied mathematician and memoirist. ...more

Age: Died at 82 (1863-1945)

Birthplace: Alatyrsky District, Russia

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