American physicist; pioneer in rocket research.
Photograph of Robert Goddard standing outdoors and holding his gyroscope stabilizer, Signed “R.H. Goddard”in the margin below. A second photograph to the right shows Goddard and two others “testing the gyroscope and directing vanes before a flight by inclining and rotating the rocket while it was suspended from the 20-foot tower.” The two photographs are on an oblong octavo plate taken from a book and are in fine condition.
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