. On this day in 1882 – October 5th – Robert Goddard was born in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Goddard was an American engineer, professor, physicist, and inventor who is credited with creating and building the world's first liquid-fuelled rocket. Although he received little public support in his lifetime, he's now considered one of the founding fathers of modern rocketry.
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