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For release: 07/16/03
Photo release #: 03-125


Marshall team recreates first liquid-fueled rocket to celebrate Centennial of Flight

Photo description: Engineers with NASA's Marshall Center hold a full-size replica of the world's first liquid-fueled rocket, designed and built by rocket pioneer Robert H. Goddard.Large 1955 x 3000 (300)
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Engineers with NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., hold a full-size replica of the world's first liquid-fueled rocket, designed and built by rocket pioneer Robert H. Goddard. A team at the Marshall Center has replicated the 1926 Goddard rocket as part of NASA's and the nation's observance this year of the 100th anniversary of powered flight. Tim Sanders, foreground, is technical project manager of the Goddard rocket replication effort; John London is a technical assistant at the center; and Robert Sackheim (rear) is assistant director and chief engineer for Space Propulsion at Marshall. (NASA/MSFC/Emmett Given)


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