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Robert H. Goddard.... early rocketry...
Item # 659799
September 24, 1935
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 24, 1935
* Robert H. Goddard rockets - rocketry
* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. Max Baer...
* Heavyweight boxing championship fight
Page 25 has one column headinghs:
"LINDBERGH STUDYING BIG GODDARD ROCKET" with "Colonel and H.F. Guggenheim Inspect in Nex Mexico Projectile for Stratosphere Flight" (see)
Also a banner headline on page 29: "Louis to Enter Yankee Stadium Ring Against Baer Tonight the 1 to 2 Favorite" with several subheads and related photo of the two boxer.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.
wikipedia notes: Robert Hutchings Goddard, Ph.D. (October 5, 1882 – August 10, 1945), U.S. professor and scientist, was a pioneer of controlled, liquid-fueled rocketry. He launched the world's first liquid-fueled rocket on March 16, 1926. From 1930 to 1935 he launched rockets that attained speeds of up to 885 km/h (550 mph). Though his work in the field was revolutionary, he was sometimes ridiculed for his theories. He received little recognition during his lifetime, but would eventually come to be called one of the fathers of modern rocketry for his life's work.
Category: The 20th Century