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Hermann Oberth

Helen B. Walters

Hermann Oberth

father of space travel.

by Helen B. Walters

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oberth, Hermann, 1894-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    StatementIntrod. by Hermann Oberth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL781.85.O3 W3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination169 p.
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5858601M
    LC Control Number62021204
    OCLC/WorldCa1376299

    The stimulus for the society was the publication of Hermann Oberth's book Die Rakete zu den Planetenräumen (The Rocket Into Interplanetary Space). Impressed by Oberth's mathematically-sound theories that space travel was achievable, the founders of VfR set out to build the types of rockets he described (see Mirak). Oberth retired in at the age of From to he was a member of the National Democratic Party, which was considered to be far July , Oberth returned to the United States to witness the launch of the Apollo project Saturn V rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida that carried the Apollo 11 crew on the first landing mission to the Moon.

    The Nazis attempted to build a giant mirror in space which would destroy cities by magnifying the light of the sun. In a German physicist called Hermann Oberth developed plans for a space station from which a metre mirror could be used to reflect sunlight onto the earth. They hoped it could be a devastating superweapon. Chronicles the Life of Oberth. Hermann Oberth: The Father of Spaceflight Boris V. Rauschenbach Clarence, New York: West-Art, Paperback, pages, $ Russian Academician Boris Rauschenbach's just-released biography of German space pioneer Hermann Oberth is a unique contribution to the literature of space history.

    Oberth dedicated the work to Fritz Lang and Thea von Harbou, director and writer respectively of Frau im Mond () one of the world’s first serious science fiction films. Oberth served as a consultant on the film, which was the first to present the basics of rocketry to a mass audience, and his income from that project was crucial in allowing him to complete the book. Hermann Julius Oberth (J - Decem ) was a German physicist and one of the founding fathers of rocketry and astronautics.. Oberth was born in the Transylvanian city that is now Sibiu, Romania, but was at that time Hermannstadt, Siebenbürgen, in the Austro-Hungarian Empire Oberth was, along with the Russian Konstantin Tsiolkovsky and the American Robert Goddard, one .


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This book, which explained how rockets could escape the Earth's gravitational pull, finally gained Oberth widespread recognition. After receiving a patent for his rocket design, Oberth's first rocket was launched on May 7,near Berlin, Germany. Oberth became a mentor to a young assistant by the name of Wernher von Braun.

"This book is still of interest today in the same manner that we still have an interest in Einstein's Theory of Relativity and Darwin's Origin of Species by Natural Selection Hermann Oberth ( ) is being considered one of the founding fathers of rocketry and astronautics. Product details.

Hardcover: pages;Cited by: 2. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. The book anticipated by 30 years the development of electric propulsion and of the ion rocket. In Oberth received a patent for a liquid-propellant rocket from the Romanian Patent Office, and the first rocket was launched on May 7,near Berlin.

In Oberth joined the faculty of the Technical University of Vienna. REading this book is a humbling experience that places into perspective the extraordinary progress that we have made in our exploration of space." Michael CianconeChair, History Committee, American Astronautical Society "One could say with very little exaggeration that we, Oberth's successors, have spent the better part of a century bringing to.

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His concepts were first taken seriously only by the amateur rocketry movement in Germany, the Verein für Raumschiffahrt (VfR - "Spaceflight Society"), centered on Hermann Oberth and his co-workers.

In its Russian edition, the book may also have influenced Sergey Korolev's circle. Hermann Oberth () Hermann Julius Oberth was born on J in the town of Hermannstadt, Transylvania. In some cir-cles he too is given the title of "Father of Space Travel." His interest in rocketry started in when he was 11 years old.

Once again the book From the Earth To The Moon, by Jules Verne, excited his imagination. Hermann Julius Oberth was an Austro-Hungarian-born German physicist and engineer. He is considered one of the founding fathers of rocketry and astronautics.

Books by Hermann Oberth3/5(1). Hermann Oberth (Jdied Decem ) was one of the foremost rocket theorists of the 20th century, responsible for the theories that govern the rockets that loft payloads and people to space.

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lifts. A launch vehicle is the rocket system that _____ the spacecraft. Soviet Union. On October 4, this country launched the 1st artificial satellite into space. Explorer I. Hermann Oberth: “The Rocket into Planetary Space” “Under certain economic conditions, the construction of such machines may even become profitable.

Such conditions might arise within a few decades. In the present document I intend to prove this statement.” (“Die Rakete zu den Planetenräumen”, Hermann Oberth ).

Hermann Julius Oberth (German: [ˈhɛrman ˈjuːli̯ʊs ˈoːbɛrt]; 25 June – 28 December ) was an Austro-Hungarian-born German physicist and is considered one of the founding fathers of rocketry and astronautics, along with the French Robert Esnault-Pelterie, the Russian Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, and the American Robert Goddard.

[4] [5]. In Hermann Oberth. Oberth’s Wege zur Raumschiffahrt (; Ways to Spaceflight) won the first annual Robert Esnault-Pelterie–André Hirsch Prize of 10, francs, enabling him to finance his research on liquid-propellant rocket motors.

The book anticipated by 30 years the development of electric propulsion and of the ion rocket. Hermann Oberth was born on Jin Hermannstadt, Austria-Hungary (now Sibiu, Romania).

He was a German scientist who was one of the founders of modern astronautics and is sometimes called “the Father of Space Travel.” He is often compared to Robert Goddard of the United States and Konstantin Tsiolkovsky of the Soviet Union.

[ ]. Hermann Oberth Written and Edited by. Hermann Oberth was born on J in Hermannstadt, Transylvania, Romania. Since he was born to German speaking parents and became a German citizen later in life, Oberth is traditionally considered German even though he was born in Romania.

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He is considered one of the founding fathers of rocketry and astronautics, along with the French Robert Esnault-Pelterie, the Russian Konstantin Tsiolkovsky and the American Robert.Hermann Oberth as a young boy, c.

Oberth was born to a Transylvanian Saxon family in Hermannstadt (Nagyszeben), Austria-Hungary, today Sibiu in Romania. [6] At the age of 11 years, Oberth became fascinated with the field in which he was to make his mark through reading the writings of Jules Verne, especially From the Earth to the Moon and.