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Did Germans Launch Manned Rocket in 1933?

May 14, 2012 Media Monarchy 0

Was Otto Fischer, brother to German  rocket designer Bruno Fischer, first to man a rocket?  An article at io9.com relates, “on October 29, 1933, the London Sunday Referee published a report from Rugen, an island

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Retrovision: Air Mail or Rocket Post

January 16, 2012 Media Monarchy 1

A ban on missile research after World War I resulted in development of a large German civilian rocketry program to fill gap. Gerhard Zucker, a German businessman, promoted  delivery by Rocket Mail in era of