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The pilot innovator Peter Nesterov

Фото. Нестеров Петро Миколайович

One hundred years ago the pilot Peter Nesterov died in the implementation of the world’s first air ram on a German aircraft. Peter Nesterov is known as the pilot, who first in the world performed aerobatics “loop”.

Presentation of the book "The Coast of the Universe"

2014.10.03 Презентація книги «Берег Вселенной»

October 3, a presentation of a collection of reminiscences of veterans of the Baikonur Cosmodrome "Coast of the universe" was held at the exhibition hall of the Section of Aviation and Astronautics named after I.Sikorsky of State Politechnic Museum NTUU "KPI".

First Ukrainian Nanosatellite Put into Orbit!

2014.06.19 First Ukrainian Nanosatellite Put into Orbit!

On the night of June, 20 the first Ukrainian Nanosatellite “PolyITAN-1” designed at National Technical University of Ukraine "Kyiv Polytechnic Institute" was put into Earth orbit!

The World Day of Aviation and Cosmonautics

2014.04.09 The World Day of Aviation and Cosmonautics

Students of Faculty of Aircraft and Space Systems of NTUU “KPI” celebrated their professional holiday in a special way this year.

Aircraft engine production school named after Olexander Ivchenko

Photo. Olexander Ivchenko

Olexander Heorhiovych Ivchenko is a famous aircraft engine engineer that established his own school of aircraft engine production and united professional of the highest rank.

Gratsianskiy Olexiy: Aviation As A Way of Life

Photo. Gratsianskiy Olexiy

At the Berlin International Air Expo 1928, the visitors' general curiosity was attracted by the world's first ever medical aircraft, the K-3, designed by Konstantin Kalinin and presented by the Kharkiv Aircraft Factory.

Sikorsky Igor. The man who made the dream of Leonardo da Vinci come true

Фото. Сікорський Ігор Іванович

The boy liked to listen to his mother’s stories about the infinite universe, mysterious stars, about the secrets of the seas and oceans, the wonderful and exciting world that stretched far beyond the walls of the Kyiv apartment.

Aircraft designer Tomashevych: from aeroplanes to rockets

Томашевич Дмитро

Summer of 1923, an event, that caused the great interest of city residents, especially the young, occurred in Kyiv. It was demonstrative aviation exhibition, which was organized by the provincial department of the Society of Aviation and Aeronautics Ukraine and Crimea.

Picture from a family album

Foto. Гагарін Ю. Фотографія з сімейного альбому

If in the USSR determined, as today, the most popular, the most attractive and, in general, the most- most... people, during many years out of competition would be there among them, certainly, the first cosmonaut of planet Yurij Gagarin.

Cosmic Horizons of Kiev Polytechnic science

Image. Німецький мікросупутник Bird із системою терморегулювання НТУУ КПІ

Kyiv Polytechnic - the alma mater of outstanding designers of aviation and space technology, who changed our time, our world for the better. In particular, S.P. Korolev, I.I. Sikorski, V.M. Chelomei, L.V. Lyulev, A.M. Lulka, V.I. Kalinin and others were studied here.



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