Dr. Robert H. Goddard

NASA’S GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER CELEBRATES 60 YEARS

On May 1, 1959, the Beltsville Space Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, was renamed NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in honor of Robert H. Goddard, widely considered the father of modern rocketry. Thus began a 60-year boom in science and technological innovation.  The center has led or contributed to many of the agency’s accomplishments, ranging from […]

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