Injector Head, Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, R.H. Goddard

This is an injector for a rocket motor attributed to the American rocket pioneer Robert H. Goddard and static tested at Fort Devens, Mass., on 3 Dec. 1929. He called it a "plug-type" injector. The injector head was one of Goddard's early efforts to find both a suitable means of propellant injection and cooling of the rocket motor. This object was found in the NASM collection and accessioned in 1966.

Found in Collection

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Dr. Robert H. Goddard

Date
1930

Type
PROPULSION-Miscellaneous

Materials
Overall, steel, with Alundum cone.
Dimensions
Overall: Height, 7.75 inches; width, 6.75 inches; diameter, 7.25 inches (19.69 x 18.42 x 17.15cm)

This is an injector for a rocket motor attributed to the American rocket pioneer Robert H. Goddard and static tested at Fort Devens, Mass., on 3 Dec. 1929. He called it a "plug-type" injector. The injector head was one of Goddard's early efforts to find both a suitable means of propellant injection and cooling of the rocket motor. This object was found in the NASM collection and accessioned in 1966.

Found in Collection

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Dr. Robert H. Goddard

Date
1930

Type
PROPULSION-Miscellaneous

Materials
Overall, steel, with Alundum cone.
Dimensions
Overall: Height, 7.75 inches; width, 6.75 inches; diameter, 7.25 inches (19.69 x 18.42 x 17.15cm)

ID: A19660024000