Max Valier



Description of the EventMax Valier (1895–1930) invented liquid-fuelled rocket engines as a member of the 1920s German rocketeering society Verein für Raumschiffahrt. On 17 May 1930, an alcohol-fuelled engine exploded on his test bench in Berlin, killing him instantly.
FieldRocketry
WIkipedia Pagehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_Valier
Year of Birth1895
Year of Death1930
NationalityAustrian
OccupationPhysician
OccupationMachinist
Born InAustria
Age of Death35