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Goddard 20x Rocket
Goddard 20x Rocket - Goddard scaled his first rocket up by 20x. It was a failure.

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Family: Goddard. Country: USA. Status: Hardware.

After several tests indicating the model was too small to permit refinements, Goddard decided to build a rocket twenty-fold larger. During 1926 a new tower was built, and flow regulators, multiple liquid injection into large combustion chambers, means for measurement of pressure and lifting force, electrically fired igniter, and turntable for rotation were developed.


Goddard 2 Chronology

1926 May 5 -
1927 Jan 18 -


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