Article published on April 26th,
In 1897, Pedro Paulet had invented a spacecraft with a liquid-fueled rocket engine. He revealed this in a letter published in El Comercio in 1927 when in
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The Saint Rose Basilica stands magnificent at the top of
This situation comes from Pedro Paulet’s imagination. The Torpedo Airplane was invented when he was in
Science fiction, yes; pure imagination, no. The Torpedo Airplane design was admired by the German aerospace experts from the late 1920’s, because of its vertical launching system, thanks to its rocket engine placed on the base of its hang glider -which, when pivoted, allowed to fly horizontally-. Unfortunately, the Germans adapted the rocket engine to the V2 missiles in the World War II. But, in 1969, the same scientists would use these principles in the Apollo II which placed a man on the Moon.
An interoceanic road?
Paulet was confident that tourism to the Basilica of Saint Rose of