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National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), 1962

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-084-002
    Title:
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), 1962
    Date(s) of Materials:
    1962: 30 January-10 December, undated
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains material collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Topics include policy regarding the astronauts on Project Mercury; the geographical distribution of NASA contracts; informal talks on nuclear testing between the Soviet Union and United States; direct railroad connections from Cape Canaveral, Florida to main rail lines in Florida, and the adoption of the lunar orbit rendezvous. Of note is a letter to the President from Dr. Wernher von Braun, Director of the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, concerning the President’s request of Dr. Von Braun’s views on legislation or other restrictions that may delay the manned lunar mission. Also included in this folder is a letter to the President from NASA Administrator James E. Webb regarding the priority of the manned lunar landing program in the space program.
    Extent:
    142 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    07.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. Departments and Agencies. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), 1962
    Place(s):
    Soviet Union
    Physical Description:
    142 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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