First Steps to the Stars

First Steps to the Stars

Streaming Video - 2010
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This program from Rockets! covers the evolution of rockets beginning with China's first primitive efforts, to the British rocketeers of the 1800s, and into the 20th century. The work of famed scientists is covered, including Konstantin Tsiolkovsky and Hermann Oberth, as well as the first efforts of a young Wernher Von Braun. The program traces in detail the story of Robert Goddard, a young physics professor from Massachusetts who launched the world's first liquid-fueled rocket on March 16, 1926.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c1997
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (48 min.) :,sd., col., digital file
Alternative Title: Rockets (New York, N.Y.)

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