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In Samara the 100th anniversary of the birth would open the monument to the twice Hero of Socialist Labor, General designer of rocket-space systems Dmitry Kozlov.

The opening ceremony of the monument will take place in birthday of the designer, October 1, on the square.Kozlov near Museum and exhibition complex “Samara space”. It will be attended by the representatives of the government of the Samara region and the city administration, heads of the Samara garrison, the employees and veterans of rocket-space center “Progress”, the inhabitants of the city. The ceremony will be held with the participation of honor guard and military band.

Dmitry Ilyich Kozlov was the chief designer of the world’s first strategic medium-range missiles R-5M and Intercontinental-range missiles R-7A. And “Seven” became the basis for the creation of a family of the world’s most reliable space rocket “Vostok”, “Voskhod”, “Molniya” and “Soyuz”. I can confidently say that is created in the design office of Dmitry Kozlov spacecraft imagery intelligence pushed the danger of a third world war,” said Samara, a military historian, retired Colonel Andrey Bondarenko.

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