General designer of rocket-space Corporation “Energy”, member of the Presidium of RAS Evgeny Mikrin died after a struggle with the novel coronavirus. About it reports TASS.

Died Vice-President of the Corporation "Irkut"

The scientist was 64 years old. President of RAS Alexander Sergeev said that micron has died in hospital Kommunarka.

Sergeyev described Micron as a brilliant man who devoted his life to the development of the national space program. He was chief designer of the manned programs of Russia.

“in fact, we lost a key scientist responsible for the communication of fundamental science with the practical space,” – said Sergeyev.

I wrote “the Rambler”, by the morning of 5 may in Russia, revealed 155 of 370 people with the coronavirus, 1451 of them died, 19 865 cured.