Robert H. Goddard's                   Goddard's liquid                                                                           fueled rocket

Robert Goddard’s parents were Fannie Louise Hoyt and Nahum Danford Goddard. He attended South High School, but got poor grades. He got poor grades because of his illness. He married Esther Kirk. Goddard invented the liquid fueled rocket. It took a lot of time and patience, but Goddard had those characteristics. His rocket went up 41 feet in 2.5 seconds averaging 60 mph. Goddard is important to space travel today because of his invention of the rocket and of many procedures that he invented. He died on Aug. 5, 1945. He launched 31 rockets in 15 years. He had 214 patents granted to him, 131 granted by his wife after Goddard’s death. He is known as the father of modern rocketry.

Robert H. Goddard stamp

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Goddard's liquid fueled rocket