Rocket Mail Index

Rocket Mail Index


A.J. de Bruijn – Bruijn was a dental technician from Amsterdam who used most of his spare time and a lot of his money on rocket experiments.

Friedrich Schmiedl – The Austrian engineer Friedrich Schmiedl fired the world’s first postal rocket on 2nd February 1931.

Stephen H. Taylor-Smith – Stephen Hector Taylor-Smith was the most innovative of the early rocket pioneers.

Gerhard Zucker – Zucker’s first successful rocket experiment took place in his home town, Hasselfelde.

Reinhold Tiling – Tiling experimented with many rockets but stopped using postal rockets.

Cuban Rocket Mail Stamps – What a pity that the Cuban Post Office did not consult an expert in the field, for they forgot to include the “father” of Rocket Mail.