The obsession with space travel was born in this climate, beginning in earnest in 1923 following the publication of an article titled “Is Utopia Really Possible?” in the newspaper Izvestiia. The piece focused on two early pioneers of rocketry — the Romanian-German Hermann Oberth and the American Robert Goddard — and their ideas of spaceflight.
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