In Moscow died the “father of the ICC”

In Moscow died the “father of the ICC”

Former General Director of the Center hrunicheva Anatoly Kiselyov died in Moscow on 80-m to year of life. About this TASS said a source in the space industry.

“Anatoly Ivanovich died last night in a Moscow hospital,” — said the Agency interlocutor.

Kiselev headed the Khrunichev Center from 1975 to 2001. He was the initiator of the enterprises of the Khrunichev plant and the design Bureau “Salut” in a unified State space scientific production center.

Under his leadership, has developed and created the first modules of the International space station “Zarya” and “Zvezda”, passed the test class rockets “proton-M” and “Roar”. Began the creation of the missile complex “Angara”.

Thus, it is Lenin prize winner, Hero of Socialist Labor, laureate of government prize of Russia in science and technology (1996). Also awarded two orders of Lenin, order of Labor red banner, the order “For merits before Fatherland” the third degree.