(-1934) German propulsion expert. Rocket pioneer and engine developer.
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Michels, Juergen and Przybilski, Olaf, Peenemuende und seine Erben in Ost und West, Bernard & Graefe, Bonn, 1997.
1934 July 16 -
. LV Family
. Launch Vehicle
- Liquid rocket explosion kills three. - .
Nation: Germany. Related Persons: Wahmke. Summary: Dr Kurt Wahmke and two technicians were testing a 90% H2O2/Alcohol combination at Kummersdorf when the chamber exploded, killing them. These were the first and only deaths of technicians in the history of German rocket development..
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