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David

Darling

GIRD (Gruppa Isutcheniya Reaktivnovo Dvisheniya)

GIRD, Gruppa Isutcheniya Reaktivnovo Dvisheniya (Group for the Investigation of Reactive Motion), was a Moscow-based society, formed by Sergei Korolev and Fridrikh Tsander, which in 1933 launched the Soviet Union's first liquid-propellant rocket.