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Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky

1857 - September 19 1935) was a Soviet Russian rocket scientist and pioneer of cosmonautics.
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All the Universe is full of the life of perfect creatures.
Tsiolkovsky quotes
Men are weak now, and yet they transform the Earth’s surface. In millions of years their might will increase to the extent that they will change the surface of the Earth, its oceans, the atmosphere and themselves. They will control the climate and the solar system just as they control the Earth. They will travel beyond the limits of our planetary system; they will reach other Suns and use their fresh energy instead of the energy of their dying luminary.
Man must at all costs overcome the Earth's gravity and have, in reserve, the space at least of the Solar System.

A lot of my discoveries have already been discovered before. I only see personal significance in these works, as they gave me self-confidence... At first, I've been making long-known discoveries, then not so long-known ones, and then completely new ones.
The blue distance, the mysterious Heavens, the example of birds and insects flying everywhere —are always beckoning Humanity to rise into the air.
His epitaph, written by himself (translation): Man will not always stay on Earth; the pursuit of light and space will lead him to penetrate the bounds of the atmosphere, timidly at first, but in the end to conquer the whole of solar space.
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