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6 edition of A History of the Kennedy Space Center found in the catalog.

A History of the Kennedy Space Center

by Kenneth Lipartito

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Florida .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of engineering & technology,
  • Space travel & exploration,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • Florida,
  • General,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Astronautics,
  • Launch complexes (Astronautics),
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages478
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8022063M
    ISBN 100813030692
    ISBN 109780813030692

    Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center on-line photo archives John F. Kennedy Space Center George C. Marshall Space Flight Center John C. Stennis Space Center Center Histories (information about the history of the NASA Field Centers). Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas Site of astronaut training and the Mission Control Center, also manages the International Space Station. Named after President Lyndon B. Johnson. Kennedy Space Center, Florida Main launch center for both manned and unmanned missions since , named after President John F. Kennedy.

    John F. Kennedy Space Center -- History. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere.. Broader terms: John F. Kennedy Space Center; History; Filed under: John F. Kennedy Space Center -- History Moonport: A History of Apollo Launch Facilities and Operations, by Charles D. Benson and William Barnaby Faherty (HTML at NASA); Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. Go behind the scenes at Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, visiting historic launch sites at Cape Canaveral. The Air Force Space & Missile Museum is also included on this 3-hour tour before concluding at the Apollo/Saturn V Center with a .

    Pre-book your ticket to the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral to ensure your admission to this popular attraction near Orlando. Your admission ticket includes the guided bus tour of the space center with access to restricted areas, IMAX films, and interactive exhibits such as the space shuttle simulator. A History of the Kennedy Space Center by Kenneth Lipartito and Orville R. Butler Overview - This first comprehensive history of the Kennedy Space Center, NASA's famous launch facility located at Cape Canaveral, Florida, reveals the vital but largely unknown work that takes place before the rocket is : University Press of Florida.


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Smith won high praise from the NASA administrator and from his colleagues for his outstanding service to the space agency. Synopsis This first comprehensive history of the Kennedy Space Center, NASA's famous launch facility located at Cape Canaveral, Florida, reveals the vital but largely unknown work that takes place before the rocket is : A History of the Kennedy Space Center, by Kenneth Lipartito and Orville Butler, is a very good addition to this canon, telling the story of the development of the launch facility at Cape Canaveral, which has not only been vital to the nation’s space program, but has had a major impact on the economy and social development of the state of Florida.

The name John F. Kennedy Space Center, NASA remained the same. Cape Kennedy Air Force Station was subsequently renamed Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), a name it would carry for the next two decades. Air Force Management Changes Hands At Cape Canaveral. The Air Force Eastern Test Range was deactivated on February 1, Cape Canaveral remains the main location for much of this effort, twinned with the Johnson Space Center in Houston, to take us to the far reaches of the next century, making history in the sky like its predecessors.

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The Vehicle Assembly Building and launchpads dominate the flat terrain of the Cape and attract more than million visitors annually, but few members of the public are aware of the many years of planning and hard work that take place before a rocket is lit.".

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