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Korolev (Martian crater)

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Korolev (Martian crater)

Korolev Crater
Map of Mare Boreum quadrangle with large craters indicated.
Planet Mars
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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