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Flow Indicator, Liquid Oxygen, Rocket Engine, R.H. Goddard

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

This is a flow regulator for liquid oxygen, also called a lox [flow] indicator, and was used by Robert H. Goddard for some of his earliest liquid fuel rocket experiments, about 1923-1924.

Mrs. Robert H. Goddard donated this object to the Smithsonian Institution in 1959 as part of a large collection of artifacts from her husband.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Manufacturer

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Robert H. Goddard

Materials

Steel, Brass, Felt, Copper, Natural Fabric, Cardboard, Plastic

Dimensions

3-D: 41.9 x 6.7 x 30.5cm (16 1/2 x 2 5/8 x 12 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

EQUIPMENT-Test

Inventory Number

A19590080000