Fall 2006

Gerhard Zucker’s Rocket Mail

Below, you can hear a recording of one of Zucker’s launches.

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Zucker is heard saying: “What you can see here is one of my mail rockets; it has a new shape, namely the streamlined shape. At the tip of the rocket is a rubber buffer, which is there to cushion the blow when it comes down. I now put the letters inside—all in all 600—and the launch will take place in a couple of minutes ... One, two, three!”

For Christopher Turner’s essay from issue 23 on Gerhard Zucker, see here.

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