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Who invented the Artificially-powered manned rocket ?

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Asked by truth exposed, 26 Nov '12 03:52 pm
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According to Evliya elebi in the 17th century, Lagari Hasan elebi launched himself in the air in a seven-winged rocket, which was composed of a large cage with a conical top filled with gunpowder.
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 26 Nov '12 03:54 pm

 
  
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According to Evliya elebi in the 17th century, Lagari Hasan elebi launched himself in the air in a seven-winged rocket, which was composed of a large cage with a conical top filled with gunpowder. The flight was accomplished as a part of celebrations performed for the birth of Ottoman Emperor Murad IV's daughter in 1633. Evliya reported that Lagari made a soft landing in the Bosporus by using the wings attached to his body as a parachute after the gunpowder was consumed, foreshadowing the sea-landing methods of astronauts with parachutes after their voyages into outer space. Lagari's flight was estimated to have lasted about twenty seconds and the maximum height reached was around 300 metres. This was the first known example of a manned rocket and an artificially-powered aircraft.
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 26 Nov '12 03:55 pm

 
  
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In 852, a new Caliph and a bizarre experiment: A daredevil named Armen Firman decided to fly off a tower in Cordova. He glided back to earth, using a huge winglike cloak to break his fall. He survived with minor injuries, and the young Ibn Firnas was there to see it."
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Answered by anil garg, 26 Nov '12 05:00 pm

 
  
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