Alexey Mikhailovich Isaev is a Soviet engineer, designer of aircraft and rocket engines, inventor of a closed-type liquid rocket engine and a braking propulsion system for spacecraft and satellites.
Chronicle of the beginning of the XX century: views of Leningrad.
Photos of Isaev.
Aircraft of the 1930s.
Work at the aircraft factory.
Bi-1 fighter, tested in winter conditions.
Rails leading into the tunnel.
Details of rockets on open railway platforms.
Boris Chertok talks about the creation of a joint venture in Germany for the study and restoration of German rocket technology; photo of the institute's staff.
The rocket is on the launch pad.
Photo of Isaev with the military.
Engines for rockets of various classes.
Launch of a sea rocket.
Valery Kalinin talks about the methods of work of Isaev.
The order on the unification of OKB-2 and OKB-3.
Photo of Isaev.
Transportation of the Vostok space rocket by rail.
Comments by historian Yuri Biryukov.
Baikonur, 12.04.1961, Gagarin's start.
Valery Kalinin recalls how Korolev introduced Isaev to Khrushchev.
Braking propulsion system (TDU), space rocket launches, Kalinin's comments.
Orbital stations above the Earth.
The building of the Isaev KBKHM.
Photo of Isaev.
Daily work in KBHM.
A stand dedicated to Isaev.
Isaev's grave at the Novodevichy Cemetery.
Photo of the scientist.
Memorial plaque on Isaev's house in Korolev.
Chertok B.E. -- Soviet design scientist, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Hero of Socialist Labor. Kalinin V.F. -- Soviet scientist, Candidate of Technical Sciences, Deputy head of the Department of Scientific and Technical Information of the Isaev KBKHM. Korolev S.P. -- Soviet scientist, design engineer, General designer of the rocket and space industry of the USSR, Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, twice Hero of Socialist Labor.
Calendar: 1930s 1940s 2006
Locations: Leningrad  Moscow  Moscow region  Kazakhstan