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Konstantin Tsiolkovsky

On This Day: Konstantin Tsiolkovsky

The name most frequently associated with modern rocketry is that of Wernher von Braun (1912-1977), the German rocket scientist who moved to the United States at the end of the Second World War, known to many as ‘the Father of Rocket Science’. And, to be fair, when one considers that his career is more or […]

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On the Steel Breeze: Chapter 3, and the Founding Fathers of Rocketry

Today we’re delighted to be able to give you an extract from Al Reynolds’ awesome new novel On The Steel Breeze. This is a vision for how we might use technology to finally escape our solar system and move out into the Universe. It’s a story fraught with very human tensions and dangers, but it […]

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The Founding Fathers of Rocket Science

The name most frequently associated with modern rocketry is that of Wernher von Braun (1912-1977), the German rocket scientist who moved to the United States at the end of the Second World War, known to many as  ‘the Father of Rocket Science’.  And, to be fair, when one considers that his career is more or […]

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