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G is for Goddard

Robert Goddard

by Lishan

Robert Goddard was a well-known rocket scientist. Well, at least he became well-known after he died. He experimented with liquid and solid propellant rockets. He was born in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1882. During his life, but nobody appreciated his experiments and discoveries until after his death.

A space flight center is named for Mr. Goddard. It is called the “Goddard Space Flight Center” and it is located in Greenbelt, Maryland.

Robert Goddard lived from 1882 to 1945.

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