OS: 4-1: Astronauts: General, 1 October 1962

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Title
OS: 4-1: Astronauts: General, 1 October 1962
Collection
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files
Finding Aid | Digitized Content
Digital Identifier
JFKWHCSF-0655-009
Date(s) of Materials
2 October 1962-3 October 1963, undated
Folder Description
This folder contains correspondence between members of President John F. Kennedy's staff and the public concerning space flight, including Colonel John Glenn's orbital flight aboard the Friendship 7 capsule, Major Gordon Cooper's orbital flight aboard the Mercury-Atlas 9 capsule (also known as Faith 7), and Commander Walter Schirra's orbital flight aboard the Mercury-Atlas 8 capsule (also known as Sigma 7). The folder also includes several letters urging the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to select pilots from underrepresented communities, including African American and Black communities and women, for training in its astronaut program.
Extent / Physical Description
84 digital pages
Series
Series 37. Outer Space (OS).
Preferred Citation
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files. Outer Space (OS). OS: 4-1: Astronauts: General, 1 October 1962
Media Type
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