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  About Goddard
Indeed, the flight of Goddard's rocket on March 16,1926, at Auburn, Massachusetts, was a feat as epochal in history as that of the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk.
Goddard's work largely anticipated in technical detail the later German V-2 missiles, including gyroscopic control, steering by means of vanes in the jet stream of the rocket motor, gimbal-steering, power-driven fuel pumps and other devices.
Goddard's role as a leader in technology and science is as alive today as it was in 1959 when Explorer Vl, under Goddard project management, provided the world with its first image of Earth from space.
www.gsfc.nasa.gov /gsfc/welcome/history/history.htm   (2696 words)

Goddard, Mary Katherine (1738-1816) Printer: Goddard learned about printing from her parents in Rhode Island, then assisted her brother in producing the Pennsylvania Chronicle in the late 1760's.
Goddard was appointed postmaster of Baltimore, one of few women to hold public office, and remained in office for 14 years.
Goddard was removed from her job as postmaster in 1789, under President George Washington.
www.multied.com /Bio/RevoltBIOS/GoddardMary.html   (155 words)

 WebRoots Library U.S. History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
That the Governor be requested to afford the said William Goddard the protection of the law of the land, and to direct the Justices of Baltimore County to give him every protection in their power against all violence or injury to his person or property.
The Governor of Maryland issued a proclamation requiring and commanding the county Lieutenants, &c., to march at least two full companies of each battalion of the militia, to the neighborhood of the Susquehanna river in Cecil and Harford counties, where they were to receive orders.
Goddard at first refused to give his name, but when he found that the citizens were determined to know who was the calumniator of the venerated chief; Mr.
www.webroots.org /library/usahist/cobmd005.html   (9216 words)

 Spaceline: History of Rocketry : Goddard
During this period, Goddard concluded that a combination of liquid oxygen and gasoline were the only practical fuels that could be used in his continuing research in the development of liquid-fueled rocket motors.
Goddard launched a rocket similar to the first one in a flight that covered a distance of 50 feet in 4.2 seconds.
On May 28, 1940 Goddard and Harry F. Guggenheim had met with a joint committee of Army and Navy officials in Washington, D.C. A complete report was given to these officials by Goddard which outlined his advances in both solid-fueled and liquid-fueled rockets.
spaceline.org /history/22.html   (4187 words)

 Goddard, Maryland -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Goddard is a (Click link for more info and facts about census-designated place) census-designated place located in (Click link for more info and facts about Prince George's County, Maryland) Prince George's County, Maryland.
Goddard is located at 38°59'11" North, 76°51'11" West (38.986389, -76.852932).
Out of the total population, 5.5% of those under the age of 18 and 5.5% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/g/go/goddard,_maryland.htm   (462 words)

 Maryland Economy
In the nation, Maryland ranks first in the percentage of professional and technical workers and is poised to gain both defense and nondefense contracts for medical research, aircraft development, and security.
In addition, the University of Maryland Baltimore County is leading a consortium of universities and private sector companies to develop the Goddard Earth Sciences and Technology Center.
Maryland ranks first among the states in the percentage of professional and technical workers (25.1%) in the workforce with 200,000 workers employed in professional, scientific and technical service industries.
www.mdarchives.state.md.us /msa/mdmanual/01glance/html/economy.html   (1203 words)

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Goddard stated that the Council had received legal advice regarding drafts of letters to be sent to Primo Electric Company and to the four group nonjoint apprenticeship program sponsors under which it participates.
Goddard replied that he had asked staff to make a presentation to the Council on that question at the January 2004 Council meeting.
Goddard noted that the Council needed to keep the enforcement issues against the Prince George’s County Public Schools separate from the issue of work-based learning opportunities for the students.
www.dllr.state.md.us /labor/matpmin/matpmin-sept2003.doc   (3713 words)

 The Media in Our Lives
Three years later, Goddard moved to Baltimore, Maryland, at her brother's request, where she published the Maryland Journal while he was away in other colonies, setting up the forerunner of the present postal system.
Furthermore, Goddard was Baltimore's postmistress from 1775 to 1789, the first woman ever appointed to a federal office.
Goddard's actions were still inspiring women more than a century later, as another page at the Library of Congress explains.
www.abacon.com /folkerts/profile3.html   (875 words)

 Flight 800 friendly fire theory retracted
Ian Goddard, a Maryland man who eight months ago released a report that blamed the Navy, said he just wanted "to give the government a fl eye by any means that looked opportune," according to CNN.
Goddard identifies himself as a Libertarian and investigator into various purported government plots.
Goddard, ex-Kennedy White House press secretary Pierre Salinger and his co-author Mike Sommer had released a March 6 report that an extensive cover-up went into effect after a Navy missile hit the Paris-bound flight.
www.recordonline.com /1997/11-06-97/flight80.htm   (368 words)

 NASA Ames Education Homepage-NASA Education Connection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Goddard Space Flight Center's support of education enhances the Nation's level of scientific literacy and technological competence by sharing the knowledge and inspiration of space research and exploration with the public, educators, and students.
Goddard is a NASA research institute located near Columbia University in New York City.
A subdivision of the Goddard Space Flight Center Earth Sciences Directorate in Maryland, GISS is primarily engaged in studies of global climate change.
education.arc.nasa.gov /pages/nasaconnect.html   (732 words)

 Technology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Maryland ranks first among the states in the percentage of professional and technical workers (24.0%) in the workforce.
Maryland has the second highest concentration of doctoral scientists and engineers among the states.
Maryland ranks second among the states in the percentage of the population 25 and older with a graduate or professional degree (13.4%)
www.choosemaryland.org /datacenter/techassets/index.asp   (514 words)

 The Photon - Spotlight on UM Physics Research
Foster says he chose Maryland for a variety of reasons, but the first and foremost one was its proximity to NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.
However, he says that the work was fascinating and the contacts he made at Goddard have been influential throughout the rest of his career.
Since the space physics program at Maryland was young and small in those days, Foster supplemented his graduate education with a significant number of classes in the field of solid state physics.
www.physics.umd.edu /news/photon/iss039/spot_alum.html   (1417 words)

 Remarks of Senator Barbara A. Mikulski at the
Anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope
Goddard Space Flight ...
You are a scientific and economic engine that drives the Maryland economy with 10,000 employees and a $1 billion economic impact.
Goddard is the catchers mit for Hubble, and they toss it to the Space Telescope Institute in Baltimore.
We must continue to work together to ensure that NASA, Goddard, and Maryland are ready to meet the challenges of this century.
mikulski.senate.gov /press/00/04/2000413A02.html   (1049 words)

 Flags at half-staff at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center - baltimoresun.com
Scientists at Goddard, including a group of Israelis, coordinated some of the experiments during the shuttle's 16-day science mission.
Alan Williams, a volunteer at Goddard's visitor center, said the visitor center is normally closed on weekends but opened Saturday for a specially arranged visit of 120 students from Pennsylvania.
The students were supposed to tour other areas of Goddard, but that part of the tour was canceled after the Columbia accident, Williams said.
www.baltimoresun.com /news/local/bal-goddard0201,0,5110552.story   (630 words)

 WebRoots Library U.S. Military
Goddard at first refused to give up his name, but when he found that the citizens were determined to know who was the calumniator of the venerated chief, Mr.
He was promoted to the command of the sixth regiment of the Maryland line, during his captivity, and on being released from it, he marched with his regiment to the south, and in all the battles fought by that celebrated line, he distinguished himself.
As major general of the third division of Maryland militia, he was entrusted with the defence of Baltimore, during the war of 1812.
www.webroots.org /library/usamilit/noewoib3.html   (3714 words)

 Goddard Space Flight Center
THE MISSION of the Goddard Space Flight Center is to expand knowledge of the Earth and its environment, the solar system and the universe through observations from space.
Goddard Space Flight Center was created on January 15, 1959, named in commemoration of Dr. Robert H. Goddard, the American pioneer in rocket research.
The Goddard managed satellite will investigate one of the great mysteries of astronomy: how stars are born.
pages.princegeorges.com /goddard.htm   (3384 words)

 RXTE GOF: 2002 IAU Circulars
C. Markwardt, University of Maryland and Goddard Space Flight Center; J. Miller, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics; and R. Wijnands, University of St. Andrews, report a new outburst of the millisecond accreting pulsar SAX J1808.4-3658 (cf.
C. Markwardt, University of Maryland and Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC); and J. Swank, GSFC, report that RXTE PCA monitoring observations of the Galactic-center region on May 17.6 and 20.9 UT have shown that SAX J1819.3-2525 (IAUC 7119) = XTE J1819-254 (IAUC 7120) = V4641 Sgr (IAUC 7277) is again active as an x-ray source.
C. Markwardt, University of Maryland and Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC); and J. Swank, GSFC, report that the orbital period of the recently discovered pulsar XTE J1751-305 (IAUC 7867) is 2545.3(1) s.
heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov /docs/xte/whatsnew/old_pages/2002_iauc.html   (2846 words)

 Baltimore Washington Parkway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
At its north end, in the middle of the Maryland State Highway 175 interchange, it becomes Maryland State Highway 295 towards Baltimore.
Two major users of the B-W Parkway are the National Security Agency and NASAs Goddard Space Flight Center, both of which have their own exits off of the parkway specifically for their respective employees only.
Maryland State Highway 295, the Parkways extension to Baltimore, is also called the Baltimore-Washington Parkway on signs.
read-and-go.hopto.org /Transportation-in-Washington-DC/Baltimore-Washington-Parkway.html   (344 words)

The Goddard DAAC's mission is to maximize the investment benefit of the Mission to Planet Earth activities by providing data and services that can help people fully realize the scientific and educational potential of global climate data.
Goddard scientists will be gathering significant data gleaned from multiple spacecraft over the years ahead to help answer that question.
This powerful telescope, utilizing a host of advanced technologies, is expected to capture the light from the first stars and galaxies; determine the shape of the Universe and shed light on its eventual fate; map the chemical evolution of the Universe by observing the first supernovae; and observe debris disks around nearby stars.
www.sti.nasa.gov /tto/spinoff1998/ard4.htm   (1168 words)

 Mary Katherine Goddard, Maryland Women's Hall of Fame
Mary Katherine Goddard, printer, newspaper publisher, and postmaster, was born in Connecticut on June 16, 1738.
The May 10, 1775 issue of the Maryland Journal made official what had been in practice for over a year when the colophon was changed to read, “Published by M. Goddard.” Mary Katherine proved to be a steady, impersonal newspaper editor and during the Revolution she was usually Baltimore’s only printer.
The esteem in which Goddard was held is revealed by the fact that over two hundred of the leading businessmen of Baltimore endorsed her petition to the Postmaster General to retain her position.
www.mdarchives.state.md.us /msa/educ/exhibits/womenshall/html/goddard.html   (485 words)

 Mikulski Attends Event to Celebrate New UMBC-NASA Endeavor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
I restored the funding in the Senate and I vowed that I would protect NASA and Goddard as long as I was a Senator from Maryland.
"Maryland has the resources and the infrastructure to be a world leader in space technology and space science.
By expanding Goddard's reach into local universities and transferring technology to new and existing businesses, we can create a world class center for cutting-edge technology from Baltimore to Cumberland to Salisbury.
mikulski.senate.gov /press/01/01/2001123941.html   (538 words)

 Goddard Maryland Resource Guide, City or community of Goddard, Maryland Facts, Information, Relocation, Real Estate, ...
The distance from Goddard to Washington DC is 10 miles.
The distance to the Maryland state capital is 19 miles.
Goddard is positioned 38.98 degrees north of the equator and 76.85 degrees west of the prime meridian.
www.usacitiesonline.com /mdcountygoddard.htm   (187 words)

NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center is hosting a one-day forum this Wednesday, October 31, between Maryland's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Goddard to explore expanded opportunities for working together on scientific, engineering, and educational projects.
The Presidents and lead administrators from Bowie State University, Coppin State College, Morgan State University and the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore will be attending the forum to showcase their research capabilities and learn about NASA grant and contracting opportunities.
A photo opportunity with invited guests and various exhibits provided by the Universties and Goddard will take place at during the morning session, along with presentations by each of the university Presidents and NASA Headquarters Associate Administrators for space science and Earth science, and the Director of Education.
www.gsfc.nasa.gov /news-release/releases/2001/01-100.htm   (319 words)

 Maryland :: The American Sportman
Maryland sportsmen could fill Ravens Stadium, home of the Baltimore Ravens, more than ten times (752,000* vs. 69,084).
Annual spending by Maryland sportsmen is 16 times the value of the state’s commercial seafood landings ($880 million vs. $54 million).
Maryland sportsmen annually spend an amount equal to 59% of the Gross State Product from agriculture ($880 million vs. $1.5 billion).
www.sportsmenslink.org /Sportman/pop_state.asp?id=20   (193 words)

 Minutes of Public Meeting - September, 2003 - Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council - Apprenticeship and Training   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Keith L. Goddard, Commissioner of Labor and Industry and interim Chair of the Council, called the Council meeting to order at 9:10 a.m.
Council members were informed of the appointment of Keith L. Goddard as Maryland’s new Commissioner of Labor and Industry.
In response to the increase in demand for copies of Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council meeting minutes, the minutes will now be posted on the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation’s web page along with the schedule of Council meeting dates.
www.dllr.state.md.us /labor/matpmin/matpmin-sept2003.shtml   (3818 words)

 Maryland/Goddard Interaction Day
In October 1992, the Colorado RDAF was closed, and the Goddard RDAF was renamed the International Ultraviolet Explorer Data Analysis Center (IUEDAC).
The Goddard Fabry-Perot Imager (GFPI) is an optical scanning interferometer and CCD imaging system developed at the Goddard Space Flight Center's Laboratory for Astronomy and Solar Physics for use at various astronomical observatories.
The telescope is available to Goddard and other scientists (e.g., U Maryland, JHU) for extended periods of time.
bima.astro.umd.edu /~vogel/test/gid680.html   (2932 words)

 Putting Out A Forest Fire Is Just The Beginning: Maryland Researchers Apply Satellite Data For Forest Rehabilitation
Researchers at the University of Maryland, NASA Goddard and the USDA Forest Service are creating software that can take data from NASA satellites and provide agencies with faster, broader assessments of the severity of burn damage.
NASA Satellite, University Of Maryland And U.S. Forest Service Provide Rapid Response To Wildfires (August 21, 2001) -- U.S. firefighters and land managers are using the most modern NASA-satellite data to combat wildfires.
Also participating in the burn severity project from the University of Maryland are department of geography researchers Bethany Semeiks and Mark Carroll.
www.sciencedaily.com /releases/2002/08/020819065955.htm   (991 words)

 Goddard, MD News
In hushed reverence, Americans paid tribute Monday to Rosa Parks, with more than 30,000 filing silently by her casket in the Capitol Rotunda and a military honor guard saluting the woman whose defiant act on a...
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center anticipates developing a laser 3-D Vision technology for Robotic and Manned Lunar Surface Exploration under the Advanced Space Technology Program segment of the Human and...
Maryland State Police have issued an Amber Alert for a four-year-old...
rss.topix.net /city/goddard-md   (881 words)

 The Research
While relatively simple, the study is an extension of the collaboration between The University of Maryland and Maryland Sea Grant, which has developed a group of interactive web-based lesson plans to assist teachers in bringing "real" data to middle and high school aged students.
Maryland Sea Grant, a teacher would be able to address a variety of topics found on the impending high school assessments.
Located just outside of Washington, DC in Greenbelt, Maryland, Goddard is home to the nation's largest organization of scientists and engineers dedicated to learning and sharing their knowledge of the Earth, solar system, and universe.
wwwnew.towson.edu /mesrp/TheResearch.htm   (6808 words)

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