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Listing of Goddard Patents

Listing all 214 of the Robert H. Goddard Patents

Patent Number Title Date Granted
1,102,653 Rocket Apparatus July 7, 1914
1,103,503 Rocket Apparatus July 14, 1914
1,137,964 Method of and Means for Producing Electrically Charged Particles May 4, 1915
1,154,009 Apparatus for Producing Gases September 21, 1915
1,159,209 Method of and Apparatus for Producing Electrical Impulses or Oscillations November 2, 1915
1,191,299 Rocket Apparatus July 18, 1916
1,194,496 Rocket Apparatus August 15, 1916
1,206,837 Rocket Apparatus December 5, 1916
1,311,885 Magazine Rocket August 5, 1919
1,341,053 Magazine Rocket May 25, 1920
1,363,037 Method of and Means for Producing Electrified jets of Gas December 21, 1920
1,609,540 Sound-reproducing Device December 7, 1926
1,661,473 Accumulator for Radiant Energy March 6, 1928
1,700,675 Vaporizer for Use with Solar Energy January 29, 1929
1,809,115 Apparatus for Producing Ions June 9, 1931
1,809,271 Propulsion of Aircraft June 9, 1931
1,834,149 Means for Decelerating Aircraft December 1, 1931
1,860,891 Apparatus for Pumping Low-temperature Liquids May 31, 1932
1,879,186 Apparatus for Igniting Liquid Fuel September 27, 1932
1,879,187 Mechanism for Directing Flight September 27, 1932
1,929,778 Propulsion of Aircraft October 10, 1933
1,951,403 Heat-absorbing Apparatus for Use with Solar Energy March 20, 1934
1,951,404 Focusing Mirror and Directing Mechanism There for March 20, 1934
1,969,839 Apparatus for Absorbing Solar Energy August 14, 1934
1,969,840 Method of Welding Thin Metal Structures August 14, 1934
1,980,266 Propulsion Apparatus November 13, 1934
2,016,921 Means for Cooling Combustion Chambers October 8, 1933
2.026,885 Aircraft January 7, 1936
2,039,217 Nozzle for Use in Welding Thin Metal Structures April 28, 1936
2,085,800 Combustion Apparatus July 6, 1937
2,090,038 Aircraft Construction August 17, 1937
2,090,039 Igniter August 17, 1937
2,109,529 Reenforced Construction for Light Hollow Members March 1, 1938
2,122,521 Cooling-jacket Construction July 5, 1938
2,127,865 Seal for Centrifugal Pumps August 23, 1938
2,158,180 Gyroscopic Steering Apparatus May 16, 1939
2,158,181 Delayed-action Reversing Switch May 16, 1939
2,158,182 Heat-insulating Coupling May 16, 1939
2,183,311 Means for Steering Aircraft December 12, 1939
2,183,312 Fuel Storage and Discharge Apparatus December 12, 1939
2,183,313 Combustion Chamber for Aircraft December 12, 1939
2,183,514 Gyroscopic Apparatus for Directing Flight December 12. 1939
2,217,649 Combustion Chamber for Rocket Apparatus October 8, 1940
2,271,224 Parachute Attachment for Aircraft January 27, 1942
2,281,971 Fluid-cooled Bearing May 5, 1942
2,286,908 Auxiliary Turbine for Rocket Craft June 16, 1942
2,286,909 Combustion Chamber June 16, 1942
2,307,125 Launching Apparatus for Rocket Craft January 5, 1943
2,394,852 Liquid Feeding Apparatus February 12, 1946
2,394,853 Liquid Storage Tank February 12, 1946
2,395,113 Mechanism for Feeding Combustion Liquids to Rocket Apparatus February 19, 1946
2,395,114 Rotating Combustion Chamber for Rocket Apparatus February 19, 1946
2,395,403 Rotatable Combustion Apparatus for Aircraft February 26, 1946
2,395,404 Aerial Propulsion Apparatus February 26, 1946
2,395,405 Landing Apparatus for Rocket Craft February 26, 1946
2,395,406 Emergency Control Mechanism for Aircraft February 26, 1946
2,395,435 Combustion Apparatus February 26, 1946
2,395,809 Rocket-directing Apparatus March 3, 1946
2,396,321 Apparatus for Controlling Acceleration and Deceleration in Aircraft March 12, 1946
2,396,566 Rocket Apparatus March 12, 1946
2,396,567 Combustion Apparatus March 12, 1946
2,396,568 Apparatus for Steering Aircraft March 12, 1946
2,397,657 Control Mechanism for Rocket Apparatus April 2, 1946
2,397,658 Combustion Apparatus April 2, 1946
2,397,659 Control Mechanism for Rocket Apparatus April 2, 1946
2,397,998 Propelling Apparatus for Aircraft April 9, 1946
2,397,999 Propelling Apparatus for Aircraft April 9, 1946
2,405,785 Combustion Chamber August 13, 1946
2,409,036 Feeding Device for Combustion Chambers October 8, 1946
2,424,610 Rotating Combustion Apparatus July 29, 1947
2,450,950 Gas-blast-actuated Auxiliary Turbine for Gas-blast- propelled Craft October 12, 1948
2,456,402 Combustion Chamber and Means for Supplying Plural Liquid Fuels Thereto December 14, 1948
2,463,098 Gas-producing Apparatus and Method March 1, 1949
2,465,525 Reaction Combustion Chamber for Unconfined Charges of Detonative Fuel Fed Intermittently to the Combustion Chamber March 29, 1949
2,465,526 Pump Sealing Means March 29, 1949
2,465,527 Centrifugal Pump with intermittent Discharge March 29, 1949
2,468,820 Means for Cooling Projected Devices May 3, 1949
2,476,185 Combustion Chamber with Refractory Lining July 12, 1949
2,479,829 Rotating Combustion Chamber with Continuous Rearward Discharge August 23, 1949
2,482,260 Liquid Feeding Device September 20, 1949
2,482,261 Flow Control Mechanism for Cooling Systems September 20, 1949
2,482,262 Steam Production in jacketed Combustion Chambers September 20, 1949
2,486,019 Jet Control Apparatus Applicable to Entrainment of Fluids October 25, 1949
2,487,435 Fuel and Water Feeding and Steam Discharge Arrangement for Combustion Chambers November 8, 1949
2,488,287 Apparatus for Vacuum-tube Transportation November 15, 1949
2,491,610 Jet Directive Device December 20, 1949
2,492,569 Liquid-cooled Discharge Nozzle December 27, 1949
2,492,570 Rotating Combustion Chamber December 27, 1949
2,496,710 Fuel-controlling Apparatus for Longitudinally Movable Combustion Chambers February 7, 1950
2,496,711 Pumping Apparatus for Very Cold Liquids February 7, 1950
2,498,263 Ignition Apparatus for Combustion Chambers Using Intermingled Combustion Liquids February 21, 1950
2,500,537 Movably Mounted Auxiliary Vanes for Rotating Combustion Chambers March 14, 1950
2,507,970 Gas-operated Means for Driving Rotating Combustion Chambers May 16, 1950
2,510,570 Rotatable Discharge Nozzle for Fixed Combustion Chambers June 6, 1950
2,510,571 Combustion Chamber with Annular Target Area June 6, 1950
2,510,572 Mixing Partition for Combustion Chambers June 6, 1950
2,511,979 Vacuum-tube Transportation System June 20, 1950
2,515,643 Propulsion Apparatus Actuated by Successive Charges of Detonating Materials July 18, 1950
2,515,644 Rotating Valve for Multiple Resonance Combustion Chambers July 18, 1950
2,515,645 Feeding Means for Rotating Combustion Chambers July 18, 1950
2,516,462 Double-jacket Means for Feeding Two Liquids to a Rotating Combustion Chamber July 25, 1950
2,518,000 Auxiliary Combustion Chambers for Reaction Jet-propulsion Apparatus August 8, 1950
2,518,001 Ring-valve Construction for Combustion Chambers August 8, 1950
2,518,002 Means for Feeding Concentric Liquid Sprays to a Rotating Combustion Chamber August 8, 1950
2,518,003 Ring-valve Construction for Combustion Chambers August 8, 1950
2,518,880 Mixture Control Apparatus August 15, 1950
2,518,881 Fuel Feeding and Cooling Construction for Rotating Combustion Chambers August 15, 1950
2,518,882 Combined Igniting and Fuel Feed Control Mechanism for a Thrust Unit August 15, 1950
2,522,113 Means for Cooling Powder-burning Combustion Chambers and Nozzles September 12, 1950
2,522,114 Means for Cooling Projected Devices September 12, 1950
2,523,008 Turbine Starting and Control Apparatus September 19, 1950
2,523,009 Power Take-off for Combustion Gases September 19, 1950
2,523,010 Auxiliary Power Take-off for Combustion Chambers September 19, 1950
2,523,011 Cooling and Feeding Means for Rotating Combustion Chambers September 19, 1950
2,523,012 Intermittent Feed Mechanism for Combustion Chambers September 19, 1950
2,523,654 Feeding and Cooling Wall Structure for Combustion Chambers Using Liquid Combustion Elements September 26, 1930
2,523,655 Rotating Combustion Chamber September 26, 1950
2,523,656 Combustion Apparatus Comprising Successive Combustion Chambers September 26, 1950
2,526,219 Steam Production from Cooling Liquid in Combustion Chambers October 17, 1950
2,526,220 Spray Nozzle October 17, 1950
2,526,221 Gas-operated Apparatus for Pumping Very Cold Liquids October 17, 1950
2,526,222 Cooling and Feeding Means for Rocket-type Combustion Chambers October 17, 1950
2,526,223 Pressurized jacket Construction for Rotating Combustion Chambers October 17, 1950
2,526,224 Rotating Combustion Chamber with Fixed Jacket Casing October 17, 1950
2,528,133 Combined Air and Fuel Control Valve for Resonance Combustion Chamber October 31, 1950
2,528,134 circuit-closing Device for Fuel Feed Apparatus and Having Quick-acting Thermal Control October 31, 1950
2,532,708 Scavenging System for Rocket Motors Utilizing Liquid Nitrogen December 5, 1950
2,532,709 Liquid-cooled Baffles between Mixing and Combustion Chambers December 5, 1950
2,532,710 Vapor Generating and Control Apparatus for Combustion Chambers December 5, 1950
2,532,711 Expanded Conical Nozzle for Two Combustion Liquids December 5, 1950
2,532,712 Vane Structure for Rotating Combustion Chambers December 5, 1950
2,536,597 Recoil-operated Feeding Apparatus for a Combustion Chamber Used in Aerial Propulsion January 2, 1951
2,536,598 Premixing and Fuel Feeding Arrangement for Combustion Chambers January 2, 1951
2,536,599 Steam-operated Rotating Combustion Chamber January 2, 1951
2,536,600 Rotating, Feeding, and Cooling Means for Combustion Chambers January 2, 1951
2,536,601 Feed Valve Mechanism for Rotating Combustion Chambers January 2, 1951
2,540,665 Mechanism for Coaxial Feeding of Two Combustion Liquids to a Combustion February 6, 1951
2,540,666 Fuel Feeding and Premixing Apparatus for Combustion Chambers February 6, 1951
2,544,418 Driving Means for Rotating Combustion Chambers March 6, 1951
2,544,419 Combustion Chamber with Wide-angle Discharge for Use in Propulsion Apparatus March 6, 1951
2,544,420 Combustion Chamber in Rotating Annular Casing March 6, 1911
2,544,421 Automatic Control Mechanism for Gas Storage Tanks March 6, 1951
2,544,422 Cooling Means for a Combustion Chamber and Nozzle in Which Solid Fuel Is Burned March 6, 1951
2,544,423 Liquid-scaling Means between Stationary and Rotated Parts March 6, 1951
2,548,430 Sleeve Valve for Resonance Combustion Apparatus April 10, 1951
2,551,111 Revolving Combustion Chamber May 1, 1951
2,551,112 Premixing Combustion Chamber May 1, 1951
2,551,113 Liquid Feeding Mechanism for Combustion Chambers May 1, 1951
2,551,114 Two-liquid Feeding Device for Combustion Chambers May 1, 1951
2,551,115 Hollow Partition between Premixing and Combustion Chambers for Rockets May 1, 1951
2,555,080 Feeding and Cooling Means for Continuously Operated Internal-combustion Chambers May 29, 1951
2,555,081 Means for Supplying Liquids to an Annular Rotating Combustion Chamber May 29, 1951
2,555,082 Liquid-oxygen and Fuel Feeding Apparatus Utilizing Oxygen for Scavenging May 29, 1951
2,555,033 Launching Apparatus for Rocket Craft May 29, 1951
2,355,084 Means for Deflecting Axial Flow in a Combustion Chamber for Propulsion Apparatus May 29, 1951
2,555,085 Two-liquid Feeding Reflecting Device for Combustion Chambers in Propulsion Apparatus May 29, 1951
2,558,483 Feeding Apparatus, Including Injectors Adapted to Supply Combustion Liquids under Pressure to a Combustion Chamber June 26, 1951
2,538,484 Cooling Jacket and Heat-resistant Cap for Combustion Chambers June 26, 1951
2,563,022 Fuel Feeding Mechanism for Detonating Combustion Apparatus August 7, 1951
2,563,023 Combustion Chamber with Multiple Discharge Nozzles August 7, 1951
2,563,024 Deflector for Resonance Combustion Chambers August 7, 1951
2,563,025 Auxiliary Turbine and Pump for Combustion Chambers August 7, 1951
2,563,026 Opposed Conical Jacket Wall Rotary Combustion Chamber August 7, 1951
2,563,027 Device for Opening Up Streams of Combustion Gases August 7, 1951
2,563,028 Combustion Apparatus Comprising a Combustion Chamber with Target-type Premixing Extension August 7, 1951
2,563,029 jacketed Reaction Nozzle with Hollow Spiral Vanes for Rocket Motors August 7, 1951
2,569,887 Combustion Apparatus, Including Flame-type Ignition Means October 2, 1951
2,576,678 Feeding and Mixing Means for Rotating Combustion Chambers November 27, 1951
2,580,908 Cylindrical Rotating Valve Mechanism for Multiple Resonance Chambers January 1, 1952
2,591,421 Combustion Chamber jacket with Alternate Cooling Passages of Fuel and Oxidizer April 1, 1952
2,591,422 Liquid Fuel and Oxidizer Jacketed Combustion Chamber with Axial Conical Fuel Spreader April 1, 1952
2,594,765 Resonance Combustion Apparatus April 29, 1952
2,594,766 Apparatus for Steering Aircraft April 29, 1952
2,599,103 Liquid Fuel Feeding Means for Resonance Combustion Chambers June 3, 1952
2,599,104 Valve Mechanism for Rotating Feeding Head for Combustion Chambers June 3, 1952
2,602,290 Rotational Fuel Feed for Combustion Chambers July 8, 1952
2,602,293 Igniter Port Valve Mechanism for Combustion Chambers July 8, 1952
2,602,610 Jet Reaction Propulsion Apparatus for Aircraft July 8, 1952
2,606,421 Mixing Target for Combustion Chambers Having Means to Retard Radial Outward Movement August 12, 1952
2,609,658 Target-type Combustion Chamber Having a Closed End Portion Receiving Conical Fuel and Oxidizer Sprays September 9, 1952
2,610,064 Admission Valve Mechanism for Resonance Combustion Chambers September 9, 1952
2,612,746 Nozzle Structure for Effecting Striated Flow of Combustion Gases October 7, 1952
2,612,750 Rotatable Combustion Chamber October 7, 1932
2,612,752 Feeding Apparatus, Including Injectors Adapted to Supply Combustion Liquids under Pressure to a Combustion Chamber October 7, 1952
2,616,373 Pressure-regulating and Shaft-positioning Mechanism for Turbine-driven Pumps November 4, 1952
2,624,360 Proportionate Flow Control by Balanced Magnetic Force January 6, 1953
2,627,876 Venturi Control for Liquid Flow February 10, 1953
2,628,064 Means for Cooling the Blades of Turbine Rotors February 10, 1953
2,630,674 Device for Feeding Liquid Combustion Agents to a Combustion Chamber Used in Propulsion Apparatus March 10, 1953
2,630,680 Augmenting and Reflecting Conical Combustion Chamber March 10, 1953
2,633,699 Propulsion Apparatus Actuated by Successive Charges of Detonating Materials April 7, 1953
2,633,700 Combustion Chamber for Propulsion Apparatus and Having Multiple Discharge Nozzles April 7, 1953
2,633,706 Combustion Chamber with Target Recess for Use in Rocket Apparatus April 7, 1953
2,641,040 Means for Cooling Turbine Blades by Air June 9, 1953
2,651,171 Propulsion Apparatus Actuated by Successive Charges of Detonating Materials September 8, 1953
2,654,997 Two-liquid Combustion Chamber for Rocket Apparatus October 13, 1953
2,667,740 Means for Supplying and Cooling Rocket-type Combustion Chambers February 2, 1954
2,674,848 Combustion Chamber with Multiple Target Recesses for Use in Rocket Apparatus April 13, 1954
2,687,614 Fuel Admission Device for Resonance Combustion Apparatus August 31, 1954
2,687,646 Apparatus for Measuring the Rate of Flow in Pipes August 31, 1954
2,689,453 Tangential Sheet Cooling of Internal-combustion Chambers September 21, 1954
2,695,496 Structure for Feeding, Intermingling, Vaporizing, and Igniting Combustion Liquids in a Combustion Chamber for Rocket-type Propulsion Apparatus November 30, 1954
2,709,887 Zonal Spray Combustion Chamber for Rockets and Rocket Craft June 7, 1955
2,709,890 Mechanism for Intermittent Feeding of Combustion Liquids to a Combustion Chamber in Propulsion Apparatus June 7, 1955
2,712,962 Double Deflecting Spray Nozzle July 12, 1955
2,717,182 Shaft-positioning Mechanism for Turbine-driven Pumps September 6, 1955
2,718,899 Quick-acting Shut-off Valve September 27, 1953
2,722,100 Apparatus for Feeding a Liquid Fuel, a Liquid Oxidizer, and Water to a Combustion Chamber Associated with Rocket Apparatus November 1, 1955
2,726,510 Flight-control Apparatus Involving Steering Combustion Chambers December 13, 1955
2,749,706 Mechanism for Cooling a Combustion Chamber in Propulsion Apparatus and for Feeding Combustion Liquids Thereto June 12, 1956
2,749,884 Pressure-operated Feeding Apparatus for Combustion Liquids in an Internal-combustion Chamber June 12, 1956
2,760,335 Apparatus for Continuously Feeding a Liquid Fuel and a Liquid Oxidizer to a Combustion Chamber of Propulsion Type and Having an Open Discharge Nozzle August 28, 1956
2,770,251 Quick-acting Reducing Valve Nov. 13, 1956
2,770,255 Dual-range Safety Valve Nov. 13, 1956

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