Lead: Robert Goddard, one of the pioneers of rocket research, worked in secret, almost alone.

Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts.

Content: One of the important features of successful scientific research in the modern era has been collaboration. To a certain degree, scientists have recognized the importance of sharing the results of their research with their colleagues, if nothing more than to prevent a duplication of effort. Progress is hampered if researchers are constantly re-inventing the wheel in their particular area of research.