Herman Noordung was the pseudonym of Herman Potocnik, a relatively obscure officer in the Austrian Imperial Army who became an engineer and. Herman Potočnik Noordung Visitor Centre (water reservoir). The story of the water reservoir represents an interesting and important episode in the history of. No-one is quite sure why Herman Potočnik took the nickname Hermann Noordung, although some suggest he derived it from the German.

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Views Read View pootnik View history. March Learn how and when to remove this template message. A partial translation to English, containing most of the essential chapters, was made as early as for the American magazine Science Wonder Stories and was issued in three parts July, August and September It considered space travel not as mere day-dreaming but as a very real technological possibility.

With his many ideas he became one of the founders of astronautics.

Herman Potočnik Noordung and Vitanje – Culture of Slovenia

Vienna University of Technology. His father served as a naval officer and doctor for the Austrian army but passed away when Herman was just two years old. I am so happy that Slovenians will contribute The Problem of Space Travel: The influence of Potocnik on von Braun may have been only indirect.

In a time when horse-drawn carts were the main mode of transportation, he was already speaking about a future of nuclear energy and photon drives. The book was way ahead of its time and presented numerous solutions that would enable humans to live in outer space.


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Ordnung”order”; ordunga in Slovene colloquial language. Rode with GoOpti from Venice to Maribor The book devised a plan for the establishment of a permanent human presence in the space.

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In he was pensioned off from the Austrian military with the rank of captain because of tuberculosis that he contracted during the war. Characterized as determined, confident, serious and aspiring, pofonik served in a railway corps as a first lieutenant during the First World War. Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations.

The wheel-shaped space station served as poonik inspiration for further development by Wernher von Braun another former VfR member in An iron pipe was installed on the arch to supply additional quantities of water from the water spring at Karolina by means of a suction pump, located on the roof of the npordung reservoir the arch was unfortunately demolished in because it posed a potential hazard for the visitors.

The new water supply service was put into operation indrawing water from a spring located at Karolina used since antiquity.

Noordung, Herman (1892–1929)

In its Russian edition, the book may also have influenced Sergey Korolev ‘s circle. He spent most of potonnik childhood years in Maribor and, according to oral sources, in Vitanje.

Due to lack of physical memorabilia about his life, the interior of an observatory capsule presented videos with statements of renowned historians, cosmonauts and potomik for instance: The memorial room slightly resembled the interior of a space observatory. The reservoir served its original function until the s.


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By using potonjk site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Hunley with Jennifer Garland. Despite setbacks the first notes for a book emerged, inspired by the writings potonikk German rocket scientist Hermann Oberth.

The first member of this family moved to Vitanje at the beginning of the 19th century together with many other migrants, mainly from Upper Austria and the Czech lands, who took the positions of master craftsmen in glass, iron and other production facilities. Hermann Noordung image depicts a three-unit space station as seen from a space ship. Ljubljana-Jesenice railway will get EUR m upgrade Slovenian tourism campaign wins major award in London SD expresses strong support for Global Compact for Migration NLB order book reportedly full, price at bottom of range Trimo gives ppotonik steel constructions as part of streamlining effort.

Inhis father took part in the second Battle of Vis, and later served as a general in the Austro-Hungarian Army. Resources Media Libraries Archives Web resources.