The Rocket-Car Man Who Helped Put Us On The MoonPeter Orosz6/23/10 12:00pm1041EditInvite manuallyPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkHe drove his rocket car 150 mph in the 1920s. He founded the rocketeering society whose members put America on the Moon. He died a rocketeer’s death. His name was Max Valier. This is his story.