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Tsiolkovsky, Konstantin

Pronunciation: /ˌtsiːɒlˈkɒfski/
(1857–1935), Russian aeronautical engineer; full name Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky. Tsiolkovsky carried out pioneering theoretical work on multistage rockets, jet engines, and space flight, and his proposal for the use of liquid fuel pre-dated the work of R. H. Goddard by nearly forty years.
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