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Goddard Rocket Launching Site

Auburn, Massachusetts
County of Worcester.
9th Fairway, between Tee and Green, Pakachoag Golf Course
National Register Number: 66000654
Resource type: Site.
Property type: Agriculture/Subsistence - agriculture field.
Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Golf Course.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 13, 1966):
Dr. Robert H. Goddard launched the world's first liquid-propellant rocket here in 1926, setting the course for future developments in rocketry.


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