Designing the Semyorka

  • Christian Lardier
  • Stefan Barensky
Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)


The Semyorka, the first Soviet multi-stage rocket, featured the peculiarity of having parallel, rather than superimposed stages. It therefore had to be launched from a specially designed platform which, to date, remains unique in the world of rockets.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Christian Lardier
    • 1
  • Stefan Barensky
    • 2
  1. 1.Air & CosmosParisFrance
  2. 2.Science & Vie and European VoiceJaillansFrance

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