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Goddard Robert F8

Image title: 
Goddard Makes Adjustments on Combustion Chamber
Credit line: 
Photograph by B. Anthony Stewart copyright National Geographic Society/ Esther C. Goddard Photograph
Description: 

Dr. R. H. Goddard making adjustments at the upper end of the rocket combustion chamber. Around the chamber are small coils of copper tubing for vaporizing liquid nitrogen in order to produce pressure for the fuel tanks and for operating controls. Pumps were used for fuels and oxidizer.

Location: 
Photo date: 
1940
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 8 x 10 inches)
Person(s): 
Goddard, Robert Hutchings, 1882-1945