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astronautix.com Goddard 3


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

First instrumented liquid fuel rocket. Length 11 ft 6 in.; maximum diameter 26 in.; weight 32 lb; gasoline 14 lb; liquid oxygen 11 lb; total loaded weight 57 lb.


Specifications

Payload: 1 kg. to a: 62 m range trajectory. Total Mass: 26 kg. Core Diameter: 0.7 m. Total Length: 3.5 m.


Goddard 3 Chronology


1927 Sep 3 -
- 1928 July 18, September 29, October 10, October 20 - FAILURE: Tipped and caught in tower.
1928 Dec 26 -
1929 Jul 17 -

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