Liquid rocket research and development, led by Robert H. Goddard, in America
United States USA Date:1932 Duration:3 min 59 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Robert H. Goddard with the first flight of a liquid fuel rocket on March 16, 1926, in Auburn, Massachussets. He stands next to the rocket perched high on a launching frame. Goddard uses a long pole and can of benzene to fuel the rocket. Photogaph of his camera and barograph used on July 17, 1929. An 18 meter tower being prepared. A 6 meter high test stand. The barrel could be filled with water and serve as ballast. Picture of a Performance recording device. A man in a protective bunker 15 meters from the launch point for tests in New Mexico. A man using a telescope to observe from a shed 900 meters from the launch point. Another with a telescope and recording device on a tripod. Pictures from the first gyro-controlled rocket flight on April 19, 1932
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