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  • May 3, 1946
    Decree of the Government on establishment of a series of NII, KB, test organizations, factories to develop, manufacture and test long-range ballistic missiles (LRBM) the chief designer of which S.P. Korolev was appointed.

  • October 18, 1947
    The first successful launch of rocket A-4 assembled from assemblies and units of German rocket V-2 in the Soviet Union. Flight test of rocket A-4 were completed in the same year.

 
  • September 17, 1948
    The first launch of the first native ballistic missile R-1. The missile has nearly covered the design range but went off course because of off-nominal operation of the control system.

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  • October 10, 1948
    The first successful launch of native ballistic missile R-1. Flight tests of the first series of R-1 were completed in the same year.

 
  • April 21, 1949
    The first (of six) launch of geophysical missile R-1A. The missile injected two instrument containers to an altitude up to 100 km that separated from it and performed parachute landing.

 
  • September 21, 1949
    Launch of missile R-2E. Experimental verification of new missile R-2 systems.

 

 

     
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