Rocket engine (1926)
Physicist Robert Godard was an avid fan of Wells’ War of the Worlds. Engaged in science, he spent most of the time studying combustible rocket fuel. He believed that someday humanity would have access to real space flights described in his favorite work. Robert Godard launched his first rocket in 1926, and it worked on a rocket engine with liquid fuel. Then the rocket was able to rise only six meters or more, however, this laid the foundation for the global space exploration by mankind.
Filo Taylor Farnsworth began his journey to create television when he was only fifteen years old. At this age, he presented his first project on electronic transmission of images at a distance. Continue reading