• Creator
  • Goddard, Esther, C., 1901-1982
  • Created Date
  • 1926-03-16
  • Description
  • A photograph of Dr. Robert H. Goddard's assistant, Henry Sachs, lighting Goddard's first successful liquid-fueled rocket. The launch took place in Auburn, Massachusetts on March 16, 1926 and the rocket reached a height of 41 feet and a distance of 184 feet in 2.5 seconds. Is part of the collection, Archives and Special Collections, Goddard Library, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts.
  • Format
  • Photographs
  • Rights
  • Permission to use images must be obtained in advance and in writing from the Clark University Archives by writing to Archives@clarku.edu. Contact host institution for more information.