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To Open The Sky

The Front Pages of Christopher P. Winter
Goddard in his lab

An historical essay on the life and work of

Robert Hutchings Goddard

The Father of American Rocketry

SOURCES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

Books

Asimov, Isaac
ASIMOV'S BIOGRAPHICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (3rd ed.)
Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1982
LibCong 81-47861

Lehman, Milton
THIS HIGH MAN: The Life of Robert Goddard
New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1963
LibCong 63-15815

Ley, Willy
ROCKETS, MISSILES, & SPACE TRAVEL (rev. ed.)
New York: The Viking Press, 1957
LibCong 57-11123

von Braun, Wernher & Ordway, Frederick
HISTORY OF ROCKETRY & SPACE TRAVEL
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1966
LibCong 66-22417

Yost, Edna
MODERN AMERICANS IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (2nd ed.)
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1962
LibCong 62-20016

Web sites (updated 23 May 2009)

  1. Clark University
    Robert Hutchings Goddard Resources
  2. Worcester Polytechnic Institute
    A Goddard Chronology
  3. Smithsonian Institution: Smithsonian Scrapbook
    Robert H. Goddard, American Rocket Pioneer
  4. National Inventors Hall of Fame
    Profile of Robert Goddard
  5. Roswell Visitor Center
    Robert Hutchings Goddard
  6. Roswell Museum (photos by individual, text from Wikipedia)
    Robert Goddard Museum
  7. Roswell Museum (pictures by visitor)
    Robert Goddard Wing of Roswell Museum
  8. Southern New Mexico Online
    Robert H. Goddard, Space Pioneer
  9. Robert H. Goddard (Wikipedia)
  10. Rocketry History (Luna-City.com)
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