b'Goddard was the first scientist who not only realized the potentialities of missiles and space flight but also contributed directly in bringing them to practical realization. Goddard had a rare talent in both creative science and practical engineering. nAsA.govRoCkETRY PIonER dR. RoBERT H. goddARd And HIs fIRsTlIquId-fuEl RoCkET, RosWEll, nEW mExICo, mARCH 16, 1926'