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  • Robert Goddard and the Rocket

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    throughout history in different cultures. Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, a Russian school teacher, produced the idea of using rockets for better things like space travel. ("Rocket History." Rocket History. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 May 2014.) However, Robert H. Goddard, born October 5, 1882, was the first to ever launch a liquid-fueled rocket and is recognized for his hard work and discoveries to this day. ("When was the first rocket invented? | Space Facts – Astronomy, the Solar System & Outer Space | All About

  • Robert Goddard: The First Rocket

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    Robert Goddard is known as the first rocket scientist to successfully propel a rocket using liquid fuel. He was born in Worcester, Massachusetts on October 5, 1882. Through Goddard’s childhood, he was interested in science. “Interested in science as a child, Goddard became intrigued by space after reading H. G. Wells' science fiction novel, "The War of the Worlds."” (American Father of Rocketry). Goddard’s parents had also encouraged him in the subject of science. “Robert was the son of a traveling

  • Experiences of World War One in All Quiet on the Western Front, by Erich Maria Remarque

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    Wars have always been events that I enjoy learning about, reading about and just discovering what went on. So when this project rolled around I had no problem choosing the novel All Quiet on the Western Front, which was written by Erich Maria Remarque. Erich had been a German soldier towards the end of WWI and had, first hand experienced the pure terror that is war. I had heard of this book through my father who is also a major war enthusiast. Him and I have had numerous conversations about both

  • Interview Essay - Mary Goddard

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    Interview Essay - Mary Goddard Mary "Lallie" Goddard was born on December 28, 1922, in New Mexico. She has two daughters and two grandchildren, one boy, one girl. She enjoys exercising regularly and volunteering her time with others. Lallie Goddard defines happiness as being content. She says that this definition has changed over time. "With so many things been thrown at you through the course of your life, you learn to be content. I have my favorite things around me. My mother could take

  • Personal Narrative-Hollie Goddard Eyes

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    tell the truth and nothing but it. Looking at Hollie goddards eyes now would break your heart but before... they were magic. One look in her eyes and you became enticed with her beauty and grace. One look and you could barely take in the steel grey eyes that sparkled like diamonds. I miss those eyes. When I met her I was enticed, you might say it was ¨love at first sight.¨ But she changed, and I watched it happen. ¨But why!!” The youngest Goddard was arguing with their mother…again ¨Because bad things

  • Dr. Robert Hutchings Goddard

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    Dr. Robert Hutchings Goddard (1882-1945) was an American engineer, professor, and inventor who built the world’s first liquid-fueled rocket in 1926 and is credited as one of the founding fathers of modern rocketry. Goddard’s liquid fueled rocket reached an altitude of 41 feet, lasted 2 seconds and averaged about 60 miles per hour and relied on a combination of gasoline and liquid oxygen that had two lines run into the combustion chamber. To overcome the high temperatures required for the combustion

  • David Alan Mamet

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    In 1947, in the city of Chicago, David Alan Mamet was born. He spent his childhood as a child actor. Enjoying acting in his younger years he attended Goddard College, graduating in 1969 with a degree in English Literature. In 1970, he staged his first play, Lakeboat. Later on he moved back to Chicago to help start the St. Nicholas Theatre Company with William H. Macy. David Mamet was a part of the creation of plays such as The Duck Variations, Sexual Perversity in Chicago, and American Buffalo

  • Robert H. Goddard: The First Rocket

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    it all Robert H. Goddard, the American scientist who built the first liquid-fueled rocket—which he successfully launched on March 16, 1926—became fascinated with spaceflight after reading an 1898 newspaper serialization of H.G. Wells’ classic novel about a Martian invasion, War of the Worlds. As Goddard would recall later, the concept of interplanetary flight “gripped my imagination tremendously.” Who was he? Goddard was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, to Nahum Danford Goddard (1859–1928) and Fannie

  • A Short Story : A Story?

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    As the warm, pre-dawn breeze promised another sweltering summer's day, Lisa Goddard shivered with dread. She stood at the hangar's side entrance, her eyes clenched shut, drawing in a deep breathes through her nose, and bolstering her courage to continue. But suddenly, a rustling sound to her right caught her attention. She strained to look, peering into the gloom. There was nothing there. Only a paper bag. At once, aware her anxiety was playing tricks on her mind, she shook her head, reached for

  • Goddard Space Flight Center Summary

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    The Articles an amazing story about how NASA has been searching for plant life on the land surface and in the oceans. Kate Ramsayer, at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, the author of this article, open with "an eye-catching” truthful statement, she states that NASA satellites can see “our living Earth breathe.” Ramsayer pointed out, the satellite has been observing the Northern Hemisphere ecosystems “wake up in the spring, taking in carbon dioxide and exhaling oxygen as they sprout leaves.”