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Stories of early rocket-like devices appear sporadically through the historical records of various cultures 1st century . British artillery expert, Colonel William Congreve set out to design rockets for the British military. the Chinese used simple form of gunpowder to create explosions during religious festivals Gunpowder made from saltpeter, sulfur, and charcoal dust They filled bamboo tubes and tossed them into fires Idea was to make explosions, but some would shoot out of the fire.
A point of confusion arises tracing the history of rocketry back before 1045 . Chinese documents record the use of "fire arrows," a term which can mean either rockets or an arrow carrying a flammable substance. As an interesting sidelight, the author Burke Davis, in his book "Our Incredible Civil War," tells a tale of a Confederate attempt to fire a ballistic missile at Washington, . While Tsiolkovsky worked out many principles of astronautics and designed suitable rockets, he never built any. By contrast, Goddard was a technical man. He could and did build rockets.