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
- Dr. Robert H. Goddard
- Overall, steel, with Alundum cone.
- Overall: Height, 7.75 inches; width, 6.75 inches; diameter, 7.25 inches (19.69 x 18.42 x 17.15cm)