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1946 Robert H. Goddard patent.....

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February 23, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 23,1946

* Robert H. Goddard patent

This 26 page newspaper has two column headlines on page 21: "Patent on Rocket-Speeding Device Granted to Goddard After Death", "Spinning Combustion Chamber Adds Power To Mixture Driving Aircraft", and more. Other news of the day throughout. Rag edition in great condition.

wikipedia notes: Robert Hutchings Goddard (October 5, 1882 – August 10, 1945) was an American professor, physicist and inventor who is credited with creating and building the world's first liquid-fueled rocket,[1][2] which he successfully launched on March 16, 1926. Goddard and his team launched 34 rockets[3] between 1926 and 1941, achieving altitudes as high as 2.6 km (1.62 miles) and speeds as high as 885 km/h (550 mph).

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