[FPSPACE] Here's a question

Jens Kieffer-Olsen dstdba at post4.tele.dk
Wed Jul 1 15:37:51 EDT 2009

> -----Original Message-----
> From: kirin at hippo.ru [mailto:kirin at hippo.ru] 
> Sent: Thursday, July 02, 2009 1:02 AM
> On Wednesday 01 July 2009 09:15 am, Peter Pesavento wrote:
> > I was watching recently on RT, Russian Television, and they 
> > had a short story about Sergey Korolev (early June).
> > They mentioned a "Russian Space Historian" by the name of 
> > Yuriy Biryukov.
> > Does anyone know who he is?
> > If you do, please provide your commentaries here on fpspace.
> > Thanks in advance.
> I know this person.
> If you read attentively data of the book Creative legasy of 
> academician SP 
> Koroljov you find that this man took part in preparing this edition.
> He worked in IHST- institute of history of natural sciences 
> and technichs.
> quite possible he made something good for some unknown. As 
> for me I got such 
> an impression that last years he got a little bit crazy on 
> communizm. Plus he 
> is extrimely unpolite. If you are not from moscow you are not 
> human being.
> It's especially funny to observe his struggle with Alex. 
> Glushko, the son of Glushko.
> I don't know worthmentioning his works. Alas.
> sincerely yours

 Peter, apparently Yuri Vasilievich Biryukov acted as scientific
 consultant on the 2008 documentary, which I assume you watched:

 Apart from that you could read the following homepage:

 In it is mentioned an article on Tikhonravov's 100th birthday written
 by Chertok, Brykov, and Biryukov.

 A reference is made to:
 11. Бирюков Ю.В. Ракета 09 - первая отечественная жидкостная ракета //
Земля и Вселенная. 1993. № 5. С. 86-91

Jens Kieffer-Olsen
Slagelse, Denmark 


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