Planetary Radio: Space Exploration, Astronomy and Science

Space Policy Edition #17: The 75th Anniversary of the Rocket Age, with Dr. Michael Neufeld

Planetary Radio: Space Exploration, Astronomy and Science

Fifteen years before Sputnik, on a bright 1942 afternoon in northern Germany, a thundering machine of metal and fire pierced the sky, ultimately touching the edge of space for the first time in history. It opened a new era of opportunity and terror with rocket technology. Dr. Michael Neufeld joins us discuss the significance of this test and how it happened.

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