Robert H. Goddard

Robert H. Goddard

In 1920, The New York Times ridiculed Robert H. Goddard and claimed that rockets could not function in space. On July 17, 1969, a day after the Apollo 11 launch, New York Times formally acknowledged their error.

Previous Fact Next Fact
Categories: SpaceTechnology

Latest FactRepublic Video

32 Incredible Easter Eggs You Missed in Harry Potter Movies