Tsiolkovski

Tsiolkovski

(Russian tsʌlˈkofskjɪ)
n
(Biography) Konstantin Eduardovich (kənstʌnˈtjin eduˈadəvɪtʃ). 1857–1935, Russian aeronautical engineer, a pioneer of rocket and space research. His work on liquid-fuelled rockets anticipated the ideas of Robert Goddard
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He also was conferred with the order Beneficence, Honor and Glory (2006), Tsiolkovski Medal (2004), and Korolev Medal (2005).
Topics addressed by the French, Japanese, Romanian, Russian, Syrian, Ukrainian, British, and American authors include the influence of Russian engineers Konstantin Tsiolkovski and Jury Vasiljevich Knodratjuk on the evolution of space technology and space flight theory; the development by Yves Le Prieur of wartime applications for black powder rockets in World War I; World War II liquid rocket developments in Japan, ramjet and A4 propulsion research in the United States and Europe; British parliamentary debate over space policy in the late 1950s; the first Syrian cosmonaut and his experiments on the Mir Space Station; the history of US Space and Rocketry Center; and the research funding history of space lasers, floating rocket launch programs, and other space- related technology.