Petrov, Boris N. (1913–1980)
Leading Soviet scientist whose later years were devoted to space exploration. Petrov was a senior academician in the Soviet Academy of Science and chair of the Inter-Cosmos Council, which promoted cooperation in space among eastern European nations during the height of the Cold War in 1966–1980.
Related category ROCKET ENGINEERS AND SPACE SCIENTISTS
Home • About • Copyright © The Worlds of David Darling • Encyclopedia of Alternative Energy • Contact