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The birth of NASA

The birth of NASA

the diary of T. Keith Glennan

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA History Office in Washington, DC, [Springfield, Va. : National Technical Information Service, distributor] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Histories.,
  • Lunar exploration.,
  • Manned space flight.,
  • NASA space programs.,
  • Mercury flights.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDiary of T. Keith Glennan.
    Statementwith an introduction by Roger D. Launius ; edited by J.D. Hunley.
    SeriesNASA SP -- 4105., The NASA history series, NASA history series
    ContributionsHunley, J. D., 1941-, United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. History Office.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxxxii, 389, [5] p.
    Number of Pages389
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17752227M

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