Yangel, the father of "Satan" (2011)

Documentary №100749, 1 part, duration: 0:26:04
Production: Studio Roscosmos


The film is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the birth of the outstanding Soviet designer of rocket and space complexes Mikhail Kuzmich Yangel.

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"Satan" is a heavy ballistic missile of the so-called global type, with no range limitation within one orbit around the Earth, the charge capacity is up to 25 megatons (this is almost 2000 Hiroshima).

The name of the rocket was given by the Americans when they learned about its characteristics.

Peaceful rockets "Cosmos", "Cyclone", "Zenit" and "Dnepr" are also rockets of Yangel and his students.

He left behind a real rocket school.

The film stars Vladimir Gubarev, Stanislav Us, Joseph Igdalov, Sergei Khrushchev, Vladimir Popovkin and academician's daughter Lyudmila Yangel.


M.K. Yangel - Doctor of Technical Sciences, Academician of the USSR Academy of Sciences, twice Hero of Socialist Labor. Nedelin M.I. - Soviet military commander, Chief Marshal of Artillery, Hero of the Soviet Union. Stalin I.V. is a revolutionary, political, state, military and party leader. Khrushchev N.S. - Soviet statesman and politician, Hero of the Soviet Union, Hero of Socialist Labor three times, 1st Secretary of the Central Committee of the CPSU (1953-1964), Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR (1958-1964). Brezhnev L.I. - statesman and party leader, Marshal of the Soviet Union, Hero of the Soviet Union, Hero of Socialist Labor, General Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee (1966-1982). Gromyko A.A. - Soviet diplomat, statesman, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the USSR (1957-1985), Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR (1985-1988), Doctor of Economics. Castro Rus F.A. is a Cuban revolutionary, statesman, political and party figure, 1st Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba. Kennedy D.F. is an American politician, the 35th President of the United States. Ford D.R. (King L.L.) is a statesman and politician, the 38th President of the United States. G.A. Kissinger - American statesman, diplomat, expert in international relations, US National Security Adviser (1969-1975), US Secretary of State (1973-1977), Nobel Peace Prize laureate (1973), foreign member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (2016). S.P. Korolev - Soviet scientist, design engineer, general designer Rocket and space industry of the USSR, Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, twice Hero of Socialist Labor. Werner M.M. Freiherr von Braun is a designer of rocket and space technology, the creator of the first ballistic missiles. Gubarev V.S. - science fiction writer, playwright, journalist. S.I. Us - rocket engineer, chief designer of the Yuzhnoye State Design Bureau named after M.K. Yangel, Hero of Socialist Labor, Deputy General Director of the Cosmotras MCC. Igdalov I.M. - Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Deputy Chief Designer of the Yuzhnoye Design Bureau (1953-1962). Khrushchev S.N. - Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Hero of Socialist Labor, son of N.S.Khrushchev. Popovkin V.A. - statesman and military figure, army general in reserve, Doctor of Technical Sciences, head of the Federal Space Agency Roscosmos (2011-2013).

Calendar: 1940s 1960s 1974

Locations: Moscow [820] Kazakhstan [114] Vladivostok [951] Japan [112] USA [851]

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