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
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. 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".