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Titusville in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Robert H. Goddard’s First Liquid Fueled Rocket

Space View Park

 
 
Robert H. Goddard’s First Liquid Fueled Rocket Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, December 17, 2017
1. Robert H. Goddard’s First Liquid Fueled Rocket Marker
Inscription.
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); Liberty Tree (a few steps from this marker); JT&KW Railroad & Indian River Steamboat Wharf, 1885 (a few steps from this marker); Striving For Peace Throughout The World (a few steps from this marker); The Tuskegee Airmen Of World War II (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Glory (within shouting distance of this marker); The Steamboat Pioneer, 1877 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Titusville.
 
Regarding Robert H. Goddard’s First Liquid Fueled Rocket.
Robert H. Goddard’s First Liquid Fueled Rocket Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, December 17, 2017
2. Robert H. Goddard’s First Liquid Fueled Rocket Marker
Space View Park is located less than 15 miles directly across from the Cape Canaveral launce pads. The Park is the first and only walk in the nation that honors America’s astronauts as well as the men and women behind the scenes who helped America lead the world in space exploration. The Park is separated into three distinct sections. The west end includes areas dedicated to NASA’s Apollo Program; The Space Launch Program and to a lesser degree the Sky Lab Project. The southeast section honors The Mercury Program, and the northeast section recognizes the contributions made by the Gemini Program.
 
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Mercury Program Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, December 17, 2017
3. Mercury Program Monument
Goddard marker located on the walk up the this monument
 
 
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 92 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.
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