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Hermann Oberth (1894-1989)

Hermann Oberth (1894-1989) was an Austro-Hungarian-born German physicist and engineer. He is considered one of the founding fathers of rocketry and astronautics.


Hermann Oberth made this statement post WWII:
"We cannot take the credit for our record advancement in certain scientific fields alone; we have been helped."
When asked by whom, he replied:
"The people of other worlds."


  • "Above Top Secret" by Timothy Good, William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1988.

External linksEdit

The Aldebaran Mystery, by Jim Nichols

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