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Goddard Robert F8

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Goddard Makes Adjustments on Combustion Chamber
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Photograph by B. Anthony Stewart copyright National Geographic Society/ Esther C. Goddard Photograph

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.

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1 photographic print (black and white; 8 x 10 inches)
Goddard, Robert Hutchings, 1882-1945