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Tegel is a district of the Berlin borough of Reinickendorf at 52°35' N and 13°21' E. Although chiefly known for being the location of Berlin's main airport, Berlin-Tegel, it is also a large residential district with some industry. With a large lake, the Tegler See, set in woodlands, Tegel is a popular destination for daytrippers. It also boasts Berlin's oldest tree, called "Dicke Marie" ("Fat Maria"). Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... It has been suggested that Tegel be merged into this article or section. ...   Berlin? (pronounced: , German ) is the capital of Germany and its largest city; down from 4. ... Reinickendorf is a borough of Berlin. ... Tegel International Airport is an airport in Berlin, Germany. ...


Between 1930 and 1934 an artillery firing range in the district was used by the Verein für Raumschiffahrt for experiments with liquid-fueled rockets. The principal names involed were its leader Rudolf Nebel and other staff members Hermann Oberth and Wernher von Braun. 1930 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1934 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Historically, artillery refers to any engine used for the discharge of projectiles during war. ... Members of the VfR, circa 1930. ... A Redstone rocket, part of the Mercury program A rocket is a vehicle, missile or aircraft which obtains thrust by the reaction to the ejection of fast moving exhaust gas from within a rocket engine. ... Rudolf Nebel (March 21, 1894 - September 18, 1978) was a spaceflight advocate active in Germanys amateur rocket group, the Verein für Raumschiffahrt (VfR - Spaceflight Society) in the 1930s and in rebuilding German rocketry following World War II. Nebel was born in Weißenburg and trained as an engineer. ... Oberth (in front) with fellow ABMA employees Hermann Julius Oberth (June 25, 1894 - December 28, 1989) was a German physicist and one of the founding fathers of rocketry and astronautics. ... In May 1964, Wernher von Braun stands at his Marshall Space Flight Center desk in Huntsville, Alabama with models of rockets developed and in progress. ...


From 1934 until 1948 there was at Berlin-Tegel a large broadcasting transmitter for medium wave. The Transmitter Berlin-Tegel was a broadcasting facility for medium wave in Berlin-Tegel, Germany It was built in 1933 and used as aerial a wire hung up in a 165 metre high tower of wood framework. ...


Tegel is also the brand name of New Zealand's largest distributor poultry products. Duck amongst other poultry The Poultry-dealer, after Cesare Vecellio. ...


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  • Launch sute of the Verein für Raumschiffahrt at Berlin-Tegel

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Tegel International Airport is an airport in Berlin, Germany.
During the Berlin Airlift in 1948 the longest runway in Europe (2.400 m) was built in Tegel.
Subsequently, especially after new, modern facilities were built in the 1970s, Tegel began to replace Tempelhof International Airport as the main hub of West Berlin, as Tempelhof, being situated downtown, was too noisy and its runways were too short.
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