1857 – 1935
Who was Konstantin Tsiolkovsky?
Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky was a Russian and Soviet rocket scientist and pioneer of the astronautic theory. Along with his followers, the German Hermann Oberth and the American Robert H. Goddard, he is considered to be one of the founding fathers of rocketry and astronautics. His works later inspired leading Soviet rocket engineers such as Sergey Korolyov and Valentin Glushko and contributed to the success of the Soviet space program.
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- Sep 17, 1857
Spassky District, Ryazan Oblast
- Also known as
- Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky
- Soviet Union
- Sep 19, 1935
on July 23, 2013
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