Aug 27, 2012

Russia FDC on "125th Birth Anniversary of F.A. Zander"

First Day Cover
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125th Birth Anniversary of F.A. Zander

Date of Issue : 9 August 2012

Friedrich Zander (1887 - 1933), was born in Riga, Russian Empire, into a Baltic German family. He was often transliterated Fridrikh Arturovich Tsander, was a pioneer of rocketry and spaceflight in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union. He designed the first liquid-fuelled rocket to be launched in the Soviet Union, GIRD-X, and made many important theoretical contributions to the road to space.

1 comment:

  1. Hello Tommy!
    Very nice! - Дмитрий