4 Apr 1857 Jahr - Rocket pioneer Konstantin Tsiolkovskii was born.
Rocket pioneer Konstantin Tsiolkovskii was born. Tsiolkovskii's work in early rocketry earned him the title of "Father of Astronautics". Many of his proposals concerning rocketry were later put into use including: use of liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen as rocket fuel and multi-stage rocket design for achieving Earth orbit or interplanetary flight.
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