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Goddard

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noun
  1. Robert Hutch·ings [huhch-ingz] /ˈhʌtʃ ɪŋz/, 1882–1945, U.S. physicist: pioneer in rocketry.
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Goddard

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

[gŏdərd]
  1. 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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