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Latest Robert H. Goddard Stories

2014-02-11 16:21:44

GREENBELT, Md., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders in the science and engineering world will gather on March 4 - 6, 2014, to attend the 52nd Robert H. Goddard Memorial Symposium at the Greenbelt Marriott, Greenbelt, Md. This year's theme, "Science and Exploration: Engineering the Future," will both celebrate past accomplishments and discuss future space exploration priorities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) For more than 50 years, senior...

Understanding Fluid Slosh To Improve Rocket Safety And Efficiency
2013-12-17 07:38:16

NASA Since Robert Goddard's first launch of a liquid propellant rocket in 1926, experts have worked to perfect engine propulsion systems. As launch vehicles have grown in size, fuel and oxidizer tanks have become more complex resulting in unexpected changes in thrust, potentially endangering flight crews and mission success. A team of scientists and engineers at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida is now studying how to better understand this phenomenon and reduce its potential impacts...

NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement Mission Project Scientist Passes Away
2013-12-10 11:06:36

NASA Arthur Hou, the project scientist for the upcoming Global Precipitation Measurement mission, died at home Nov. 20 from pancreatic cancer, which he had battled for more than a year. “Arthur was an exemplary project scientist who kept the GPM flame alive during the various challenges as the project was being formulated and developed,” said Nick White, director of the Sciences and Exploration Directorate at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. “It is so...

2011-03-15 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16: SPACE PIONEER Profile America -- Wednesday, March 16th. On this date in 1926, rocket pioneer Robert Goddard successfully launched the world's first liquid-fueled rocket at Auburn, Massachusetts. He had dedicated his life to rocket development from his teenage years. After...


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