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Goddard series L sec
Goddard series L sec - Rocket was equipped with movable-tailpiece steering, catapult launching; corrected well and strongly in flight.

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

Series L Section C rockets included light tank construction, movable-tailpiece (i.e. gimbal) steering, catapult launching, and further development of liquid nitrogen tank pressure method. Lengths varied from 17 ft 4.25 in. to 18 ft 5.75 in.; diameter 9 in., weight empty varied from 80 to 109 lb; loaded weight about 170 lb or more; lift of static tests varied from 228 lb to 477 lb; jet velocities from 3960 to 5340 ft/sec.


Specifications

Liftoff Thrust: 216 kgf. Total Mass: 78 kg. Core Diameter: 0.2 m. Total Length: 5.6 m.


Goddard L-C Chronology


1937 Jul 28 -
1937 Jul 28 -
1937 Aug 26 -
1937 Nov 24 -
1938 Mar 6 -
1938 Mar 17 -
1938 Apr 20 -
1938 May 26 -
1938 Aug 9 -

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