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The son of the former First Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee Nikita Khrushchev, Sergei Khrushchev died at the age of 84 years, told the telegram channel 112.

Sergei Khrushchev – the Soviet, American and Russian scientist, designer of space systems analyst.

While studying at the Moscow power Institute on a speciality “automatic control System” began to work in OKB Chelomei had developed cruise and ballistic missiles, participated in the creation of systems landing spacecraft, the carrier rocket “proton”. In 1959, a year after graduation, together with the head of KB Chelomei and several other employees became a laureate of the Lenin prize. In 1963 he was awarded the title of Hero of Socialist Labor.

In 1991, Khrushchev was invited to brown University in the United States to give lectures on the history of the cold war. He chose the United States as a permanent residence and engaged in science.

Khrushchev lived in Providence in the us state of Rhode island. He worked as a Professor at the Institute of international studies Thomas Watson brown University.