Robert Goddard Biography

Educator, Physicist, Scientist, Inventor, Engineer (1882–1945)
American physicist Robert H. Goddard built the world's first liquid-fueld rocket in 1926 and is best known as the founding father of modern rocketry.


American professor physicist and inventor Robert H. Goddard is credited with building the world's first liquid-fueld rocket, launched in 1926. Although his work received little public attention at the time, Goddard is now considered one of the founding fathers of modern rocketry and was one of the first to recognize the scientific potential of missiles and space travel.

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