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Goddard Space Flight Center

Greenbelt, United States

The Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) is a major NASA space research laboratory located approximately km northeast of Washington, D.C. in Greenbelt, Maryland, United States. Established on May 1, 1959 as NASA's first space flight center, GSFC employs approximately 10,000 civil servants and contractors. It is one of ten major NASA field centers, named in recognition of American rocket propulsion pioneer Robert H. Goddard. GSFC is partially within the former Goddard census-designated place; it has a Greenbelt mailing address.

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Total Publications
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76,958
Prior Five Years
10,612
Total Citations
Lifetime
3,381,093
Prior Five Years
133,234
Total Scholars
Lifetime
11,583
Prior Five Years
2,054

Non-academic Institutional Ranking

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Worldwide

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432
Prior Five Years
877
National Overall (All Fields)

United States

Lifetime
35
Prior Five Years
56
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