Robert H. Goddard

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Robert H. Goddard
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Robert Hutchings Goddard (1882–1945)
Usherer o the Space Age[1]
BornRobert Hutchings Goddard
5 October 1882(1882-10-05)
Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.
Dee'd10 August 1945(1945-08-10) (aged 62)
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Cause o daith
Throat cancer
NaitionalityAmerican
EddicationWorcester Polytechnic Institute
Clark Varsity
ThriftProfessor, aerospace ingineerin, pheesicist, inventor
Kent forFirst liquid-fueled racket
Hauf-marrae(s)Esther Christine Kisk (m. 1924–1945) (1901–1982)
BairnsNo bairns
PawrentsFannie Louise Hoyt
Nahum Danford Goddard
AwairdsDaniel Guggenheim Medal (1964)

Robert Hutchings Goddard (October 5, 1882 – August 10, 1945) wis an American ingineer, professor, pheesicist, an inventor wha is creditit wi creatin an biggin the warld's first liquid-fueled racket,[2][3] which he successfully launched on Mairch 16, 1926 usherin in an era o space flicht an innovation. Goddard an his team launched 34 rackets[4] atween 1926 an 1941, achievin altitudes as heich as 2.6 km (1.6 mi) an speeds as fast as 885 km/h (550 mph).[4]

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  1. "Goddard launches space age with historic first 85 years ago today". Archived frae the original on 31 Mey 2016. Retrieved 29 Apryle 2016.
  2. "Exhibition". Smithsonian Institution. Archived frae the original on 19 Apryle 2012. Retrieved 27 August 2016. Cite journal requires |journal= (help); |contribution= ignored (help).
  3. "Rocket Apparatus". Patents. Google. Archived frae the original on 28 Mairch 2020. Retrieved 1 Mey 2010.
  4. a b "Goddard". Astronautix.com.