KARAS Andrew G.( State Prize Laureate of the USSR. Generaloberst)
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Biography KARAS Andrew G.
Andrew G. Karas was born in 1918 in Dr.. Aleksandrovka Lozovsky region Kharkiv region.
In 1935 he graduated from the Pedagogical College and joined the faculty of Geodesy Kharkov Mechanics and Construction Institute, then in 1936 in Odessa Artillery School, which graduated in 1938.
From 1938 to 1941 he served in the artillery school Podolsky.
From 1941 to 1945 participated in the battles for Moscow, in the Orel region, on the Karelian Isthmus, in Tallinn, in Czechoslovakia.
In 1951 he graduated from the Military Academy. Dzerzhinsky.
In 1956-1957 served as Chief of Staff of the Baikonur launch site.
From 1959 to 1965 komnadoval command-measuring complex.
From 1965 to 1970 was nachalnkom Central Office space vehicles (TSUKOS).
From 1970 to 1979 he was chief of the General Directorate of space means (GUKOS) Ministry of Defense.
Winner of the USSR State Prize. Generaloberst. He died in 1979.