Milisav Šurbatović

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Milisav Šurbatović (Serbian Cyrillic: Милисав Шурбатовић; Čevo, near Nikšić, Kingdom of Montenegro, 7 April 1915 - Los Angeles, California, United States of America, 23 June 1993) was a Serbian-American engineer, a member of the "Serbian Seven" that participated in the Apollo space mission program,[1] as well as an officer (lieutenant) of the Royal Yugoslav Army in the Homeland during World War II who fought the invaders.


Šurbatović was born on 7 April 1915. He is from the Šurbatović brotherhood from Čevo near Nikšić. He spent the Second World War as a lieutenant in the headquarters of the Supreme Command of the Royal Yugoslav Army in the Fatherland.[2] He fought under the command of General Draza Mihailovich. After the war, he emigrated to the United States of America.[3]

As a member of the "Serbian Seven", which consisted of Milojko "Mike" Vucelić, Danilo Bojić, Pavle Dujić, Peter Galovich, Slavoljub Vujić and David Vujić, he worked on designing the landing and separation of space objects on the surface of the Moon as part of the NASA Apollo project.

He died on 23 June 1993 in Los Angeles. He was buried at the Serbian United Benevolent Society Cemetery in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, U.S.A.[4]


  1. "Apollo 11 American Serbs Team". Serbica Americana.
  2. "Српски Аполо 7: Како су Дражини омладинци послали прве људе у космос". 18 August 2018.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. "Milisav Šurbatović - poručnik sa Meseca". Srpski Apolo 7.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. "Milisav Surbatovic". Find a Grave.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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