Korolev (Martian crater)

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Korolev Crater
Mare Boreum Map.JPG
Map of Mare Boreum quadrangle with large craters indicated.
Planet Mars
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Eponym Sergey Pavlovich Korolev (1906-1966), the head Soviet rocket engineer and designer during the Space Race in the 1950s and 1960s

Korolev Crater is a crater in the Mare Boreum quadrangle of Mars, located at 73° north latitude and 195.5° west longitude. It is 84.2 km in diameter and was named after Sergey Pavlovich Korolev (1906-1966), the head Soviet rocket engineer and designer during the Space Race in the 1950s and 1960s.[1]

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References

  1. "Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature | Korolev". usgs.gov. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 4 March 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>