Encyclopedia of designers.Zander. (2016)

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Producer Studio Roscosmos

Other authors: Rozakova Marina, Kuckij Mihail, Shatilo Sergej, Trudova Nataljya, Pastuhov Sergej


Friedrich Arturovich Zander is a Soviet scientist and inventor, one of the pioneers of rocket technology, one of the creators of the first Soviet liquid-fueled rocket "GIRD-X".

Figures of science | Biography


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Zander's family photo.

Senior researcher at the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics Valentina Golovkin talks about the scientist's parents and childhood.

Chronicle of the beginning of the XX century: students in the classroom.

Works by Tsiolkovsky.

Photos of Zander, footage of chronicles with students of various educational institutions; comments by Valentina Golovkina on the role of the engineering profession at the beginning of the XX century.

Computer animation: One of Zander's projects is a space greenhouse.

The lunar elevator project; comments by Alexander Bagrov, a leading researcher at the Institute of Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences.


Workers at the factory.

The project of an interplanetary airplane, a model in the museum; comments by Valentina Golovkina.

Photos of a scientist, a blowtorch; comments by Valentina Golovkina and historian Yuri Biryukov on the creation of a prototype of the first jet engine.

Rocket launch.

Photos of Zander.

Zander's daughter, physicist Astra Zander talks about her father's work.


Jet Propulsion Research Group, theoretical and practical experiments on launching rockets (experiments by Mikhail Tikhonravov).

Valentina Golovkina tells the story of Zander's illness.

Chronicle: passengers in the carriage, the train arrives at the station.

Photos of Zander.

Computer animation: deployment of the "solar sail", rotation of the planet, bright light.

Rocket takeoff.


Bagrov A.V. -- Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, astronomer, researcher at the Institute of Astronomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences, author of scientific papers, inventor.