22. December

Herman Potočnik
On this day in year 1892 in Pulj (today Croatia) a Slovenian rocket engineer, officer, pioneer of cosmonautics (astronautics), space flights and technologies was born, Herman Potočnik, also known under pseudonym Hermann Noordung. He died on August 27th 1929 in Vienna, Austria, at the age of seventy-three. [_Read more_]