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Goddard with Vacuum Tube Device

Goddard with Vacuum Tube Device

Full Description: (c. 1916) Robert H. Goddard with vacuum tube apparatus he built in 1916 to research rocket efficiency. Dr. Robert Hutchings Goddard is commonly referred to as the father of American rocketry. ... more

Dr. Robert H. Goddard

Dr. Robert H. Goddard

Full Description: Dr. Robert Hutchings Goddard (1882-1945). Dr. Goddard has been recognized as the father of American rocketry and as one of the pioneers in the theoretical exploration of space. Robert Hutching... more

Dr. Robert Goddard at Clark University

Dr. Robert Goddard at Clark University

Full Description: Dr. Robert H. Goddard at a blackboard at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1924. Goddard began teaching physics in 1914 at Clark and in 1923 was named the Director of the Physic... more

Robert Goddard with his Double Acting Engine Rocket in 1925

Robert Goddard with his Double Acting Engine Rocket in 1925

Full Description: Dr. Robert H. Goddard with his complete rocket with the double- acting engine in November 1925, following more than two years of pump development based on the idea of a separate pump for each ... more

Early Rockets - Dr. Goddard's 1926 rocket configuration

Early Rockets - Dr. Goddard's 1926 rocket configuration

Dr. Goddard's 1926 rocket configuration. Dr. Goddard's liquid oxygen-gasoline rocket was fired on March 16, 1926, at Auburn, Massachusetts. It flew for only 2.5 seconds, climbed 41 feet, and landed 184 feet awa... more

Early Rockets. Dr. Robert H. Goddard and liquid oxygen-gasoline rocket.

Early Rockets. Dr. Robert H. Goddard and liquid oxygen-gasoline rocket...

Dr. Robert H. Goddard and liquid oxygen-gasoline rocket in the frame from which it was fired on March 16, 1926, at Auburn, Mass. It flew for only 2.5 seconds, climbed 41 feet, and landed 184 feet away in a cabb... more

Dr. Robert Goddard

Dr. Robert Goddard

Description: (c. 1932) The Goddard Space Flight Center was named in honor of Dr. Robert Goddard, a pioneer in rocket development. Dr. Goddard received patents for a multi-stage rocket and liquid propellants in ... more

Dr. Robert H. Goddard at His Launch Control Shack

Dr. Robert H. Goddard at His Launch Control Shack

Full Description: Dr. Robert H. Goddard observes the launch site from his launch control shack while standing by the firing control panel. From here he can fire, release, or stop testing if firing was unsatisfa... more

Early Rockets

Early Rockets

Goddard rocket with four rocket motors. This rocket attained an altitude of 200 feet in a flight, November 1936, at Roswell, New Mexico. From 1930 to 1941, Dr. Goddard made substantial progress in the developme... more

Robert Hutchings Goddard (1882-1945)

Robert Hutchings Goddard (1882-1945)

Creator: Davis, Watson 1896-1967..Subject: Goddard, Robert Hutchings 1882-1945. Clark University (Worcester, Mass.)..Type: Black-and-white photographs..Date: 1935. 12/26/1935..Topic: Aeronautics. Astronautics. ... more

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Boron, Kern County, CA

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Bo...

Significance: Operated by the California Institute of Technology, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edward Facility was the United States' first university-sponsored research and testing facility for the developmen... more

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Boron, Kern County, CA

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Bo...

Significance: Operated by the California Institute of Technology, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edward Facility was the United States' first university-sponsored research and testing facility for the developmen... more

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Boron, Kern County, CA

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Bo...

Significance: Operated by the California Institute of Technology, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edward Facility was the United States' first university-sponsored research and testing facility for the developmen... more

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Boron, Kern County, CA

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Bo...

Significance: Operated by the California Institute of Technology, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edward Facility was the United States' first university-sponsored research and testing facility for the developmen... more

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Boron, Kern County, CA

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Bo...

Significance: Operated by the California Institute of Technology, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edward Facility was the United States' first university-sponsored research and testing facility for the developmen... more

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Boron, Kern County, CA

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Bo...

Significance: Operated by the California Institute of Technology, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edward Facility was the United States' first university-sponsored research and testing facility for the developmen... more

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Boron, Kern County, CA

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Bo...

Significance: Operated by the California Institute of Technology, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edward Facility was the United States' first university-sponsored research and testing facility for the developmen... more

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Boron, Kern County, CA

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Bo...

Significance: Operated by the California Institute of Technology, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edward Facility was the United States' first university-sponsored research and testing facility for the developmen... more

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Boron, Kern County, CA

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Bo...

Significance: Operated by the California Institute of Technology, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edward Facility was the United States' first university-sponsored research and testing facility for the developmen... more

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Boron, Kern County, CA

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Bo...

Significance: Operated by the California Institute of Technology, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edward Facility was the United States' first university-sponsored research and testing facility for the developmen... more

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Boron, Kern County, CA

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Bo...

Significance: Operated by the California Institute of Technology, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edward Facility was the United States' first university-sponsored research and testing facility for the developmen... more

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Boron, Kern County, CA

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Bo...

Significance: Operated by the California Institute of Technology, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edward Facility was the United States' first university-sponsored research and testing facility for the developmen... more

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Boron, Kern County, CA

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Bo...

Significance: Operated by the California Institute of Technology, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edward Facility was the United States' first university-sponsored research and testing facility for the developmen... more

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Boron, Kern County, CA

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Bo...

Significance: Operated by the California Institute of Technology, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edward Facility was the United States' first university-sponsored research and testing facility for the developmen... more

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Boron, Kern County, CA

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Bo...

Significance: Operated by the California Institute of Technology, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edward Facility was the United States' first university-sponsored research and testing facility for the developmen... more

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Boron, Kern County, CA

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Edwards Air Force Base, Bo...

Significance: Operated by the California Institute of Technology, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edward Facility was the United States' first university-sponsored research and testing facility for the developmen... more