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1912 - Explored the concept of rocket propulsion to reach great altitudes, i.e. the moon. Also was able to prove that a rocket will work in a vacuum, needing no air to propel itself.
1926 - Development and testing of a rocket that was powered by liquid fuel that was only to be used by rockets
1929 - Conducted a rocket flight with a scientific payload in it.
1932 - Used vanes that were in the rocket motor that would be used for directing the rocket in a given direction.
1932 - Development of gyro control apparatus for rocket flight.
1914 - Goddard had received a U.S patent for the multistage rocket
Development of pumps that were suitable for rocket fuel use.
1937 - Launched a rocket with a motor that was pivoted on gimbals controlled by a gyro mechanism
Death of Robert Goddard.
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