Max Valier

Max Valier

Max Valier was born on February 9, 1895, in Bozen, Austria-Hungary, now Bolzano Italy. He enrolled in the University of Innsbruck in 1913 and studied astronomy, mathematics, and physics until […]

Wilhelm T. Unge

Wilhelm T. Unge

Wilhelm Theodor Unge was born in Stockholm, Sweden in 1845. He began his military career in 1866, following graduation from college as an engineer. He soon became interested in military […]

Konstantin E. Tsiolkovsky

Konstantin E. Tsiolkovsky

Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky, scientist, inventor, and pioneer in rocket and space research, was born on September 17, 1857, in the village of Izhevskoye, in Ryazan Province, Russia, one of eighteen […]

Fridrikh A. Tsander

Fridrikh A. Tsander

Fridrikh Tsander (or Tzander) was born on August 23, 1887, to a prosperous German-speaking family in Riga, Latvia, then part of the Russian Empire. His father, a physician, encouraged his […]

Clyde W. Tombaugh

Clyde W. Tombaugh

Clyde William Tombaugh was born in Streator, Illinois on February 4, 1906. He grew up on the family farm there until 1922 when the Tombaughs moved to a farm northwest […]

Vladimir G. Titov

Vladimir G. Titov

Vladimir Titov was born on January 1, 1947, in Sretensk, in the Chita Region of Russia. He graduated from secondary school in 1965, from the Higher Air Force College in […]

Mikhail K. Tikhonravov

Mikhail K. Tikhonravov

Mikhail Klavdiyevich Tikhonravov was born on July 29, 1900. After graduating from the Zhukovskiy Air Force Academy in 1925, he began a career in aviation and was one of the […]

Norman E. Thagard M.D.

Norman E. Thagard M.D.

Norman Thagard was born on July 3, 1943, in Marianna, Florida, but considers Jacksonville, Florida his hometown. Thagard told his high school classmates that he wanted to be a medical […]

Valentina V. Tereshkova

Valentina V. Tereshkova

Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova was born on March 6, 1937, in the village of Maslennikovo, near Yaroslavl in western Russia. Her father, a tractor driver before enlisting in the Red Army, […]