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Goddard

[god-erd] /ˈgɒd ərd/
noun
1.
Robert Hutchings
[huhch-ingz] /ˈhʌtʃ ɪŋz/ (Show IPA),
1882–1945, U.S. physicist: pioneer in rocketry.
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Goddard

/ˈɡɒdɑːd/
noun
1.
Robert Hutchings. 1882–1945, US physicist. He made the first workable liquid-fuelled rocket
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Goddard
  (gŏd'ərd)   
American physicist who developed numerous rockets and rocket devices, including the first successful liquid-fueled rocket (1926), the first instrument-carrying rocket that could make observations in flight (1929), and the first rockets to exceed the speed of sound.
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