#C69 – 1964 8c Robert H Goddard

U.S. #C69
1964 8¢ Robert H. Goddard
 
Issue Date: October 5, 1964
City: Roswell, NM
Quantity: 62,255,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Giori press printing
Perforations:
11
Color: Blue, red, and bister
 
#C69 Commemorates Dr. Robert Hutchins Goddard, the American physicist who is regarded as the “father of the modern rocket.” In 1926, he developed and launched the first successful liquid-fuel rocket. Goddard also directed research for the Navy in World War II and helped pave the way for America’s Cold War-era “Space Race.”
 
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U.S. #C69
1964 8¢ Robert H. Goddard
 
Issue Date: October 5, 1964
City: Roswell, NM
Quantity: 62,255,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Giori press printing
Perforations:
11
Color: Blue, red, and bister
 
#C69 Commemorates Dr. Robert Hutchins Goddard, the American physicist who is regarded as the “father of the modern rocket.” In 1926, he developed and launched the first successful liquid-fuel rocket. Goddard also directed research for the Navy in World War II and helped pave the way for America’s Cold War-era “Space Race.”