Rynin, Nikolai Alexsevitch (1887–1942)
Russian author whose Mezhplanetnye Soobschniya (Interplanetary
Communications), a nine-volume encyclopedia of space travel, was published
from 1928 to 1932. The first seven volumes appeared before a single book
on interplanetary flight had been printed in the United States or Britain.
Rynin also regularly sent out reports on Russian activities in rocketry
to the West.
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