2021 December General Meeting
Chair of the Department of Airpower USAF Air Command and Staff College
Topic: Early Space
In the 1920s, interest in and the science of rocketry began to take off. This lecture will chronicle the rise of five early rocketry organizations, their scope and purpose, membership, and early experiments into the nascent technologies.
Drawing from the organizational literature, published books, papers, and journals, as well as experimental data, this project will chart the initial formation of the organizations, their successes and failures, their social and technological contributions, and their eventual outcomes.