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Associated People
  • Oberth Oberth, Hermann Julius (1894-1989) Father of German Spaceflight. His 1923 book outlined the mathematic principles of rocketry and space travel, providing the basis for the space craze in Germany, leading to the V-2 and von Braun's rocket team. More...
  • Dediu Dediu, Dumitru (1942-) Romanian pilot cosmonaut, 1978-1981. Rumanian Air Force. Served in the Rumanian Army as Lieutenant Colonel, stationed in Bucharest. More...
  • Batalli-Cosmovici Batalli Cosmovici, Cristiano (1943-) Italian physicist payload specialist astronaut, 1989-1992. More...
  • Batalli-Cosmovici Batalli Cosmovici, Cristiano (1943-) Italian physicist payload specialist astronaut, 1989-1992. More...
  • Prunariu Prunariu, Dumitru Dorin (1952-) Romanian engineer cosmonaut. Flew on Salyut 6 EP-10. First Rumanian astronaut. More...

Associated Spacecraft
  • Orizont Romanian manned spacecraft. Study 2004. X-Prize suborbital ballistic spacecraft concept of Aeronautics and Cosmonautics Romanian Association. Reached the stage of engineering tests by 2003. More...
  • Stabilo Romanian manned spacecraft. Study 2013. Stabilo was a suborbital manned system developed by ARCA. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • ACRA Romanian manufacturer of spacecraft. Aeronautics and Cosmonautics Romanian Association, Romania. More...

Romania Chronology


1894 June 25 - .
  • Birth of Hermann Julius Oberth - . Nation: Germany; Romania. Summary: Father of German Spaceflight. His 1923 book outlined the mathematic principles of rocketry and space travel, providing the basis for the space craze in Germany, leading to the V-2 and von Braun's rocket team..

1942 May 12 - .
  • Birth of Dumitru Dediu - . Nation: Romania. Summary: Romanian pilot cosmonaut, 1978-1981. Rumanian Air Force. Served in the Rumanian Army as Lieutenant Colonel, stationed in Bucharest..

1943 June 2 - .
1952 September 27 - .
2001 June 1 - .
  • Orizont tank pressuization test. - . Nation: Romania. Program: X-Prize. Spacecraft: Orizont. Summary: ARCA (Ramnicu Valcea, Romania) successfully performs pressurization tests of fuel and oxidizer tanks, achieving maximum pressures of 30 bars..

2002 May 1 - .
  • Orizont test stand construction. - . Nation: Romania. Program: X-Prize. Spacecraft: Orizont. Summary: ARCA (Ramnicu Valcea, Romania) completed rocket engine test stand construction and cold flow calibration tests. Series of successful hot-fire tests accomplished..

2004 April 1 - .
  • Hydrogen peroxide engine for Orizont tested. - . Nation: Romania. Program: X-Prize. Spacecraft: Orizont. Summary: Tthe system tested, at 35% of full thrust, was the world's first reusable monopropellant propulsion system constructed from composite materials and the most powerful Romanian liquid fuel engine ever tested..

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