G. Kotelnikov was the Russian-Soviet inventor of the knapsack parachute he first introduced in 1911 (first in the hard casing and then in the soft pack), and braking parachute.
Russian scientist A. Poniatoff who emigrated to the United States was the first to design the videotape recorder.
The first artificial satellite was launched in the Soviet Union in 1957. Called ‘Sputnik-1′, it was designed by S. Korolev and his team.
Nuclear power plant.
The first nuclear power plant was put into operation in the city of Obninsk in 1954. At the same time, the notion of ‘nuclear energy’ appeared.
There are 10 atomic ice-breakers in the world and all of them were designed and built in the USSR and Russia.
One of the most popular video games in the world was invented by A. Pajitnov in 1985.
A. Prokhorov and N. Basov shared the Nobel Prize in Physics for research on lasers and masers in 1964.
It was not Apple which first invented the computer in 1975 but Soviet constructor A. Gorokhov from Omsk who did it in 1968.