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1930 Space travel prediction.....

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December 09, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 9, 1930

* Rocket plane travel for humans ?
* Rockets - rocketry
* Fritz von Opel

A two column heading near the bottom of the front page reads: "Opel Predicts Rocket Flights From Berlin to New York in 3 Hours at 30-Mile Altitude" Coverage on Fritz von Opel''s prediction of faster travel in the future by the use of rockets. A interesting report prior to any successful rocket flights into space. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century