History of spaceflight
Spaceflight became part of human achievement in the 20th century following theoretical and practical breakthroughs by Konstantin Tsiolkovsky and Robert H. Goddard. The Soviet Union took the lead in th...
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Shenzhou program
The Shenzhou program (Chinese: 神舟; pinyin: Shénzhōu) is a manned spaceflight initiative by China. The program put the first Chinese citizen, Yang Liwei, into orbit on 15 October 2003.Developme...
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Jack Parsons (rocket propulsion engineer)
John Whiteside Parsons (born Marvel Whiteside Parsons; October 2, 1914 – June 17, 1952), better known as Jack Parsons, was an American rocket and chemical engineer, rocket propulsion researcher, inven...
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Valentin Rumyantsev
Valentin Vital'yevich Rumyantsev (ru: Валенти́н Вита́льевич Румя́нцев) (19 July 1921, Novaya Skatovka, Saratov region — 10 June 2007, Moscow) — Russian specialist in mechanics, stability theory and c...
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Soviet space exploration history on Soviet stamps
The history of Soviet space exploration has been well documented on the country's stamps. These include not only the notable accomplishments in space flight, including mankind's first satellite, Sput...
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Introduction to Outer Space
Introduction to Outer Space is a pamphlet about space exploration edited by the White House the 26 March 1958. At first, a report of the President's Science Advisory Committee presided by Dr James R....
International Space Year
The International Space Year was 1992, the year of the quincentenary of Christopher Columbus's voyage to the New World in 1492. First proposed by US Senator Spark Matsunaga, the designation of 1992 a...
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Propulsion and Structural Test Facility
The Propulsion and Structural Test Facility is a facility of the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. It was the site where the first single-stage rockets with multiple engi...
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Dieter Grau
Dieter Grau (April 24, 1913 – December 17, 2014) was a rocket scientist and member of the "von Braun rocket group", at Peenemünde (1939–1945) working on the V-2 rockets in World War II. He was among ...
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Asif Azam Siddiqi
Asif Azam Siddiqi is a Bangladeshi American space historian and a Guggenheim Fellowship winner . He is a professor of history at Fordham University. He specializes in the history of science and techno...
Oswald Lange
Oswald Hermann Lange (June 1, 1912 – February 20, 2000) was a German-American aerospace engineer and member of the "von Braun rocket group". He contributed to early military aerospace projects, inclu...
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Verein für Raumschiffahrt
The Verein für Raumschiffahrt ("VfR", English: Society for Space Travel) was a German amateur rocket association prior to World War II that included members outside Germany. The first successful ...
History of the Deep Space Network
 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.The forerunner of the DSN was established in January 195...
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Space archaeology
In archaeology, space archaeology is the research-based study of various human-made items found in space, their interpretation as clues to the adventures mankind has experienced in space, and their pr...
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U.S. space exploration history on U.S. stamps
With the advent of unmanned and manned space flight a whole new era of American history had presented itself. Keeping with the tradition of honoring the country's history on the face of U.S. postage s...
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Cosmonauts Alley
37°38′22″E / 55.82062°N 37.63933°E / 55.82062; 37.63933Cosmonauts Alley (Russian: аллея Космонавтов) is a wide avenue in northern Moscow leading to the Russian Museum of C...
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Space law
Space law is an area of the law that encompasses national and international law governing activities in outer space. International lawyers have been unable to agree on a uniform definition of the ter...
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Common heritage of mankind
Common heritage of mankind (also termed the common heritage of humanity, common heritage of humankind or common heritage principle) is a principle of international law which holds that defined territo...
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Moongate (book)
Moongate: Suppressed Findings of the U.S. Space Program, The NASA-Military Cover-Up is a 1982 book by American engineer William L. Brian II.Jonathan Eisen wrote in his 1999 book Suppressed Inventions...
Monument to the Conquerors of Space
37°38′24″E / 55.82278°N 37.64000°E / 55.82278; 37.64000The Monument to the Conquerors of Space (Russian: Монумент «Покорителям космоса») was erected in Moscow in 1964 to c...
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Apollo 15 postage stamp incident
The crew of Apollo 15 took 398 unauthorized commemorative postage stamp covers with them on their trip to the Moon (400 were printed, but two were damaged and destroyed prior to being packaged), with ...
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John Wallace Diesel
John Wallace Diesel (Jan 1929 – May 12, 2003) was an American aerospace engineer.
Diesel was born in January, 1929. He received a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering in 1957, and his PhD in ...
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Redstone Test Stand
The Redstone Test Stand or Interim Test Stand was used to develop and test fire the Redstone missile, Jupiter-C sounding rocket, Juno I launch vehicle and Mercury-Redstone launch vehicle. It was de...
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Shenzhou (spacecraft)
Shenzhou (Chinese: 神舟; pinyin: Shén Zhōu) is a spacecraft developed and operated by the People's Republic of China to support its manned spaceflight program. The name is variously translated a...
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Walter Jacobi
Walter Jacobi (January 13, 1918 – August 19, 2009) was a rocket scientist and member of the "von Braun rocket group", at Peenemünde (1939–1945) working on the V-2 rockets in World War II. He w...
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Helmut Hölzer
Helmut Hoelzer was a Nazi Germany V-2 rocket engineer who was brought to the United States under Operation Paperclip.
In October 1939, while working for the Telefunken electronics firm in Berlin, ...
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Memorial Museum of Astronautics
37°38′23″E / 55.822733°N 37.63971°E / 55.822733; 37.63971The Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics (also known as the Memorial Museum of Astronautics (in American) or Memorial Museu...
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Vladimir Barmin
Vladimir Pavlovich Barmin (Russian: Владимир Павлович Бармин, March 4 [O.S. March 17, 1909] 1909, Moscow – July 17, 1993, Moscow) was the Soviet scientist, designer of the rocket...
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