Korolev (Martian crater)

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Korolev Crater
Mare Boreum Map.JPG
Map of Mare Boreum quadrangle with large craters indicated.
Planet Mars
Coordinates 73°00′N 195°30′W / 73°N 195.5°W / 73; -195.5Coordinates: 73°00′N 195°30′W / 73°N 195.5°W / 73; -195.5
Eponym Sergey Pavlovich Korolev (1906-1966), the head Soviet rocket engineer and designer during the Space Race in the 1950s and 1960s

Korolev Crater is a crater in the Mare Boreum quadrangle of Mars, located at 73° north latitude and 195.5° west longitude. It is 84.2 km in diameter and was named after Sergey Pavlovich Korolev (1906-1966), the head Soviet rocket engineer and designer during the Space Race in the 1950s and 1960s.[1]

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