On March 16, 1926 Dr. Robert H. Goddard, also known as "the father of modern rocketry," launched the world’s first liquid propellant rocket from a point 1000 feet S.S.E. of the plaque on the property of the Asa M. Ward Family. Erected by the American Rocket Society July 13, 1960 in recognition of this significant achievement in the evolution of astronautics.
Goddard, Dr. Robert H.
Society: AIAA Main Category: Aerospace & Aviation Sub Category: Aerospace Era: 1920-1929 DateCreated: 1926 20 Upland Street Auburn State: MA Zip: Country: USA Website: https://www.aiaa.org/uploadedFiles/Education_and_Careers/STEM_K-12_Outreach/Kids_Place/Rockets_Activities/Pop%20Rockets%20Activity%5B1%5D.pdf Creator: Goddard, Dr. Robert H.
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