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:
National Air and Space Museum
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Gift of Mrs. Robert H. Goddard
Steel, Brass, Felt, Copper, Natural Fabric, Cardboard, Plastic
3-D: 41.9 x 6.7 x 30.5cm (16 1/2 x 2 5/8 x 12 in.)
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Country of Origin
United States of America