Titusville in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Robert H. Goddard’s First Liquid Fueled Rocket
Space View Park
The first flight of a liquid oxygen – gasoline rocket occurred March 16, 1926 in Auburn, Mass. Traveling a distance of 184 feet in 2.5 seconds with an average speed of 60 miles per hour.
Erected 1997 by City of Titusville/U.S. Space Walk of Fame Foundation.
Location. 28° 36.822′ N, 80° 48.254′ W. Marker is in Titusville, Florida, in Brevard County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Broad Street and Indian River Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 188 Broad St, Titusville FL 32796, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jules Verne vs. NASA’s Apollo 11 (here, next to this marker); Project Mercury Memorial (here, next to this marker); JT&KW Railroad & Indian River Steamboat Wharf, 1885 (a few steps from this marker); The Steamboat Pioneer, 1877 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Scobie Fish & Oyster Company - 1885 (about 700 feet away); Titus House & the Indian River Hotel, c. 1869 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Titus House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Pritchard House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Titusville.
Regarding Robert H. Goddard’s First Liquid Fueled Rocket.
Categories. • Air & Space • Exploration • Science & Medicine •
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 4, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 4, 2018, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.