Rocket Engine, Liquid-Fuel, Cutaway, R.H. Goddard

Rocket Engine, Liquid-Fuel, Cutaway, R.H. Goddard

     

This is a cutaway of a typical liquid propellant rocket engine of U.S. rocket pioneer Robert H. Goddard and dates to the 1930s. It was used during experiments at Roswell, New Mexico. Goddard normally used the propellants liquid oxygen and gasoline.

This object was found in the Smithsonian collections, but likely was originally part of a major gift of Goddard artifacts to the Smithsonian by the Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation in 1950.

Found in Collection

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Dr. Robert H. Goddard

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station
Rockets & Missiles

Type
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines

Materials
Steel, overall
Dimensions
Overall: 2 ft. 11 3/4 in. long x 8 in. wide x 6 in. diameter (90.81 x 20.32 x 15.24cm); diameter, outside, nozzle, 4 inches

This is a cutaway of a typical liquid propellant rocket engine of U.S. rocket pioneer Robert H. Goddard and dates to the 1930s. It was used during experiments at Roswell, New Mexico. Goddard normally used the propellants liquid oxygen and gasoline.

This object was found in the Smithsonian collections, but likely was originally part of a major gift of Goddard artifacts to the Smithsonian by the Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation in 1950.

Found in Collection

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Dr. Robert H. Goddard

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station
Rockets & Missiles

Type
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines

Materials
Steel, overall
Dimensions
Overall: 2 ft. 11 3/4 in. long x 8 in. wide x 6 in. diameter (90.81 x 20.32 x 15.24cm); diameter, outside, nozzle, 4 inches

ID: A19660023000