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    Photograph, Three-stage Saturn C-1 Rocket
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.1961

    The thrust chamber of the F-1 rocket engine being static tested at the high thrust test area at Edwards, California. The engine was under development for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). A stamp on the verso of the photograph reads "National Aeronautics and Space Administration Photograph."

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    Nuclear weapons: Testing: Cables, August 1961-June 1962
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files23 August 1961-30 June 1962, undated

    This folder contains memoranda and telegrams concerning negotiations between the United States, Great Britain, and the Soviet Union on nuclear weapons testing and a test ban treaty; and atmospheric, underground, and underwater nuclear weapons testing by the U.S., including at the Johnston Island and Christmas Island test areas.

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    Nuclear weapons: Testing: General, 1962: 4 April-30 July and undated
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files1962: 5 April-31 July

    This folder contains telegrams, memoranda, press releases, statements, and a briefing paper concerning atmospheric, underground, and underwater nuclear weapons testing; updates on a disarmament conference in Geneva, Switzerland; the Johnston Island and Christmas Island test areas; financing the nuclear test program; and radioactive Iodine from nucl...

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    Nuclear weapons: Testing: General, 1962: August-December and undated
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files1962: 28 May-26 December

    This folder contains memoranda, press releases, letters, and telegrams concerning atmospheric, underground, and underwater nuclear weapons testing; the effects of high-altitude nuclear tests; efforts by the United States and Great Britain to negotiate a nuclear test ban treaty at the Geneva Disarmament Conference in Geneva, Switzerland; the Johnsto...

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