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Born in Worcester, Mass., Robert Hutchings Goddard (1882-1945) received his B.A. from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1908 and received his M.A. in 1910 and Ph.D. in 1911 from Clark University. Dr. Goddard, trained as a physicist and engineer, is recognized as a space pioneer due to his concepts of rocket propulsion systems.

Identifier

NASM.1997.0061

Creator

Goddard, Robert Hutchings, 1882-1945

Date

1909-1938

Provenance

Mrs. Robert Goddard, transfer from NASM Division of Space History, 1997, 1997-0061, unknown

Extent

0.23 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Publications

Manuscripts

Notebooks

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the following materials: 1) Dr. Goddard's handwritten university note book, entitled 'Partial Differential Equations'; 2) Seven publications by Dr. Goddard related to railway and rocket topics from 1909 to 1938.

Genre/Form

Publications

Manuscripts

Notebooks

Rights

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Names

Clark University

Goddard, Robert Hutchings, 1882-1945

Topics Astronautics
Rockets (Aeronautics)
Rocketry
Rocket engines

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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