Encyclopedia of designers.Severin Guy (2016)

Documentary №99850, 1 part, duration: 0:11:18
Production: Studio Roscosmos
Other authors:Rozakova Marina, Kuckij Mihail, Shatilo Sergej, Trudova Nataljya, Pastuhov Sergej


Guy Ilyich Severin is a Soviet scientist, designer of autonomous life support systems for pilots and cosmonauts, creator of the K-36 ejection seat, full member of the International Academy of Astronautics and the New York Academy of Sciences.

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Vladimir Severin talks about his father.

Guy Severin examines the drawings.

Chronicle of the beginning of the XX century: haymaking, coastal grass in the wind, biplane flights.

Photos of Severin.

Tests of various pilot ejection systems.

Nikolay Dergunov, Deputy Chief Designer of NPP Zvezda, talks about Severin's work.

Photo of Severin.


Severin watches the astronauts.

Astronauts try on spacesuits with the help of assistants.

Severin talks about the desire to fly into space.

Severin is in his office.

Scientists are processing the spacesuit.

Cosmonaut on the simulator.

Nikolai Dergunov about the K-36 chair and spacesuits, test footage.

Vladimir Severin recalls how his father was offered to join the cosmonaut squad.

Guy Severin talks with specialists at the factory.

Scientists work with drawings.

The master at the machine.

Life support system on a dummy.

Tests of the catapult chair under water.

The orbital station.

Work in outer space.

Astronauts enter the rocket.

Guy Severin on spacewalks.

Airlock and spacesuit.

Alexey Leonov's spacewalk.

The chief specialist of NPP Zvezda, Alexander Lifshits, recalls the death of the Soyuz-11 crew (Volkov, Dobrovolsky, Patsaev).

Rocket launch.

The crew during the flight; astronauts without spacesuits.

Landing of the lander.

The rescue team carries the astronauts out of the capsule and unsuccessfully carries out resuscitation measures.

The crew of Soyuz TMA-07M (Romanenko, Marshburn, Hatfield), the stages of pre-flight training, astronauts put on spacesuits.

Alexander Lifshits about the Falcon spacesuit.

Astronauts are walking down the corridor, working in a simulator ship.

The "Gyrfalcon" spacesuit.

The Orlan spacesuit.

Alexander Livshy talks about the features of modern spacesuits.

Astronauts in spacesuits.

USA, the American flag over the crowd.

The rise of the Challenger.

Buran flights and landings.

Nikolai Dergunov talks about the death of the Challenger and the possibility of saving the lives of astronauts.

08.06.1989, Le Bourget Air Show: planes in the sky, the faces of the audience, the MiG-29 disaster, the pilot ejection.

Nikolai Dergunov remembers the pilots who came to personally thank Severin for saving his life and health.

Severin performs at alpine skiing competitions.

The scientist looks out the window.

Guy Severin talks with colleagues, shooting different years.

Vladimir Severin before the tests, the assistant fastens the helmet.

The pilot ejects from the plane.


Severin G.I. -- Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Corresponding Member of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Hero of Socialist Labor. Severin V.G. -- test engineer, test cosmonaut of NPP Zvezda, Honored Tester of Space Technology of the Russian Federation, Hero of the Russian Federation. Leonov A.A. -- Soviet pilot-cosmonaut, Honored Master of Sports of the USSR, twice Hero of the Soviet Union. Volkov V.N. -- Soviet pilot-cosmonaut, twice Hero of the Soviet Union. Dobrovoljskij G.T. -- pilot-cosmonaut, Hero of the Soviet Union. Pacaev V.I. -- pilot-cosmonaut, astronomer, Hero of the Soviet Union. Romanenko R.Yu. -- pilot-cosmonaut, Hero of the Russian Federation, public and political figure. Marshbyorn T.G. -- American doctor, cosmonaut, NASA astronaut. Hadfild K.O. -- Canadian test pilot, astronaut of the Canadian Space Agency.

Calendar: 1940s 1950s 1971 1980s 2012

Locations: Moscow [820] USA [851] Kazakhstan [114] France [77]

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