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Austrian physicist and rocketry pioneer (1895–1930)wd:Q621510
country of citizenship: Austria
language of expression: German
educated at: University of Innsbruck
occupation: physicist, engineer, inventor, writer, science fiction writer
Max Valier (9 February 1895 – 17 May 1930) was an Austrian rocketry pioneer. He was a leading figure in the world's first large-scale rocket program, Opel RAK, and helped found the German Verein für Raumschiffahrt (VfR – "Spaceflight Society") that would bring together many of the minds that would later make spaceflight a reality in the 20th century.
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