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Criticisms such as this stung Goddard deeply. He was especially bothered by the accusation that he was capable of making a fundamental error in physics. The idea that a rocket flew by pushing against the air behind it was a common one that even many scientists believed. In fact, a rocket moves by the reaction occurring within it. It 35 travels forward because its exhaust is traveling in the opposite direction. The faster the exhaust is ejected—the “exhaust velocity”—the faster the rocket will go.
In the spring of 1932, it sent three inspectors to the Raketenflugplatz. They were Captain Dr. Walter Dornberger, who 54 was in charge of solid-fuel military rocket development; Colonel Dr. Karl Becker, chief of ballistics and ammunition; and Captain D’Aubigny von Engelbrunner von Horstig, Becker’s assistant. WORKING WITH THE ARMY Becker had a lifelong interest in rocketry. His interest went back to 1929 when, as a student, he helped write a textbook on ballistics. The book contained a long section on rockets.
The club they founded that day was called 46 the Verein für Raumshiffarht (VfR)—Society for Space Travel. It soon attracted some very high-profile members, although many of them joined by mail and never attended meetings. Hermann Oberth became one of the first members. Dr. Walter Hohmann, who had written one of the first books about space travel after Oberth’s, also joined. Willy Ley, who had recently written a popular book about space travel for the general public, was one of the group’s founders and leaders.