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Goddard

[ god-erd ]
/ ˈgɒd ərd /
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noun
Robert Hutch·ings [huhch-ingz], /ˈhʌtʃ ɪŋz/, 1882–1945, U.S. physicist: pioneer in rocketry.
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British Dictionary definitions for Goddard

Goddard
/ (ˈɡɒdɑːd) /

noun
Robert Hutchings. 1882–1945, US physicist. He made the first workable liquid-fuelled rocket
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Scientific definitions for Goddard

Goddard
[ gŏdərd ]
Robert Hutchings 1882-1945

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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