Wednesday, January 18, 2012

"Number One Rocket Man"

Modern Mechanix features an article about Dr. Robert Hutchings Goddard from the May, 1938 edition of Scientific American:  Number One Rocket Man - A Silhouette of the Shy Massachusetts Physicist Who Pioneered in Rocket Research . . . Much to His Distress He Broke into the Noisier Newspapers; G. EDWARD PENDRAY, Past President of the American Rocket Society and Editor of Astronautics.