К. Ціолковскій [K. T︠S︡iolkovskiĭ], Вопросы Воздухоплаванiя (По Поводу Трудовъ по Воздухоплаванiю VII Общѣла Императорскаго Русскаго Техническаго Общества, за Періодъ 1895-1900 г.г.) [Voprosy Vozdukhoplavanīi͡a (Po Povodu Trudov po Vozdukhoplavanīi͡u VII Obshchi͡ela Imperatorskago Russkago Tekhnicheskago Obshchestva, za Perīod 1895-1900 g.g.)] (St. Petersurg: Tipografīi͡a P. P. Soĭkina, 1901). Russian text monograph (2-up photocopy).
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Russian Aeronautical Collection, ACC. 2006-0034, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
This collection consists of the following three brochures written by Konstantin Tsiolkovsky: 'Stratoplan-Semijet,' 1932; 'Scientific Ethics,' 1930; and 'How to Boost Energy of the Explosion (Heat) Engines,' 1931. These booklets are in the Russian/Cyrillic language.
Biographical / Historical:
Konstantin Tsiolkovsky (1857-1935) is regarded in the Soviet Union as the 'father of rocketry' and has been universally recognized for his pioneering work in astronautics-cosmonautics. Tsiolkovsky solved, theoretically, the problem of escape from Earth's gravity, designed multistage rockets, and foresaw interplanetary flights.