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In 1917, Goddard received a grant of $5000 from the Smithsonian for his research in rocketry. In 1926, he launched his first liquid-fuel rocket. It went up 41'. Journalists laughed. Finally, in 1969, the New York Times apologized.
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Traditionally, the third fold in a flag-folding ceremony honors and remembers veterans for their sacrifice in defending their country and promoting peace in the world.