(1855) Korolev

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1969 TU1. Discovered 1969 Oct. 8 by L. I. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of academician Sergej Pavlovich Korolev (1907–1966), an outstanding designer of Soviet space rockets and spacecraft. (M 3825)

Korolev is also honored by craters on Mars and the Moon.

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