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HISTORY OF ROCKETRY





Some people involved in rocket development (chronological order)


   • Archytas (c.428–c.350 BC)
   • Hero of Alexandria (1st century AD)
   • Albertus Magnus (1193–1280)
   • Bacon, Roger (c.1214–c.1292)
   • Froissart, Jean (c.1337–1410)
   • Biringuccio, Vannoccio (1480–1537)
   • Haas, Conrad (c.1509–1579)
   • Schmidlap, Johan (16th century)
   • Cyrano de Bergerac (1618–1655)
   • Tipu Sultan (c.1750–1799)
   • Ruggieri, Claude (fl. early 19th century)
   • Congreve, William (1772–1828)
   • De Laval, Gustav (1845–1913)
   • Kibalchich, Nikolai (1854–1881)
   • Ganswindt, Hermann (1856–1934)
   • Tsiolkovsky, Konstantin (1857–1935)
   • Maul, Alfred (1864–1941)
   • Hohmann, Walter (1880–1945)
   • von Pirquet, Guido (1880–1966)
   • Esnault-Pelterie, Robert (1881–1957)
   • Goddard, Robert (1882–1945)
   • von Hoefft, Franz (1882–1954)
   • Le Prieur, Yves Paul Gaston (1885–1963)
   • Paulet, Pedro E. (1874–1945)
   • Tsander, Fridrikh (1887–1933)
   • Winkler, Johannes (1887–1947)
   • Damblanc, Louis (1889–1969)
   • Tiling, Reinhold (1890–1933)
   • Valier, Max (1893–1930)
   • Oberth, Hermann (1894–1989)
   • Schmiedl, Friedrich (1902–1994)
   • Sänger, Eugen (1905–1964)
   • Tsien, Hsue-Shen (1911–)
   • von Braun, Wernher (1912–1977)
   • Wyld, James (1913-1953)


Rocket technology and places


   • "A" series of German rockets
   • Aberdeen Proving Ground
   • aeolipile
   • black powder
   • Chinese fire-arrows
   • guided missiles, postwar development
   • Kummersdorf
   • Magdeburg Project
   • Mirak (Minimum Rakete)
   • NACA
   • OKB-1
   • OKB-52
   • OKB-586
   • Opel-RAK
   • Paperclip, Operation
   • Peenemünde
   • "V" weapons
   • Verein für Raumschiffahrt


Related categories

   • ROCKETS, MISSILES, AND LAUNCH VEHICLES
   • LAUNCH SITES
   • ROCKETRY, TERMINOLOGY