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Why was the rocket invented?

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It is widely believed that the Chinese were the first to use rockets in the form of fireworks.

 

Modern rockets were first created as weapons. People wanted to develop a long range weapon that could create a lot of damage without hurting their own ranks, and keeping their own people away from danger. However, it was only by modifying these dangerous weapons that we harnessed the power to put men and women in space.