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In the first century AD the ______ were reported to have experimented with a simple explosive powder.
Chinese
A British artillery expert that took a more scientific approach to the development of sophisticated rockets.
Colonel William Congreve
School teacher that is known as the "Father of Space Travel".
Konstatin Tsiolkovsky
Tsiolkovsky published "The Exploration of the World Space with Jet Propulsion Instruments" which is considered to be the first true, scientifically-based proposal for _____ ________.
space exploration
During the latter part of the 17th century the scientific foundations for modern rocketry were laid by ___ _______ ________.
Sir Isaac Newton
"Fire Arrows" were used by the _________ to repell the Mongol invaders with a "rocket barrage" during the battle of ____-______.
Chinese
Kai-Keng
Born in Transylvania in 1894, he too was given the title of "Father of Space Travel."
Hermann Oberth
What book by Jules Verne excited imaginations about the possibilities of manned space exploration?
From the Earth To The Moon.
__ _______ _______ is considered to be the father of practical modern rocketry.
Dr. Robert Goddard