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Article “” by Published in Abstract Paul Calle was once of the first eight artists chosen by NASA in 1962 to document the space program and he...

Article “” by Published in Abstract Beginning with the launch of Sputnik 1, humans were attempting feats that had formerly been the purview of science fiction. The...

Article “” by Published in Abstract The Air Force’s Samos reconnaissance projects spawned several different satellite programs starting in the late 1950s. None of them were successful....

Article “” by Published in Abstract A dramatic series of meetings was held in 1971 between 13 frustrated scientists who had trained to be astronauts and Dr....

Article “” by Published in Abstract The Launch Complex 5/6 Spin Test Facility is a forgotten facility with a huge historical significance. It was the prelaunch processing...

Article “” by Published in Abstract American popular culture and memory has typically portrayed the Apollo 11 astronauts as masculine, courageous, and patriotic heroes. This was partly...

Article “” by Published in Abstract The following is an excerpt from a talk given by the author as part of NASA’s efforts to document the development...

Article “” by Glen Swanson and Joel Powell Published in Abstract Quest acknowledges the passing of one of the publication’s founding editorial members with comments from Glen...

Article “” by Published in Abstract The decision by NASA to employ the Space Shuttle for low Earth orbit missions under the rubric of reusability was a...

Article “” by Published in Abstract In late 1964 the National Reconnaissance Office launched a unique and highly secret satellite named QUILL into low Earth orbit. QUILL...