Tsiolkovsky's works on space conquest

Tsiolkovsky's works on space conquest

H420/0186 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 52.5MB

Downloadable file size: 2.3MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Konstantin Tsiolkovsky's early works on space conquest. Tsiolkovsky (1857-1935) was a Russian rocket pioneer. Although he never built a rocket, Tsiolkovsky's work was highly influential in the development of Soviet rocket and space technology. He became deaf after contracting scarlet fever at around the age of 10 and from then on he schooled himself, mainly from books in his father's library. He determined that the Earth's escape velocity was 8 kilometres per second and showed that this could be achieved using liquid-fuel rockets. He predicted many aspects of space travel, including double-walled hulls for meteor protection and the problems of weightlessness.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1900s, 20th century, black-and-white, cis, commonwealth of independent, diagram, diagrams, double-hulled, early, escape velocity, historical, history, konstantin tsiolkovsky, mathematical, mathematics, monochrome, novosti, physical, physics, plans, rocket pioneer, rocket science, russia, soviet union, space conquest, space travel, spaceflight, states, the history of cosmonautics, tsiolkovsky state museum of, ussr, writings

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.