GD/Astro Greeters See Kennedy on Cape Trip

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Title

GD/Astro Greeters See Kennedy on Cape Trip

Alternative Title

GD/Astro Greeters See Kennedy on Cape Trip

Subject

Cape Canaveral (Fla.)
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (Fla.)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (U.S.)
Project Mercury (U.S.)
Presidents--United States
Astronauts--United States

Description

A newspaper article on President John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)'s visit to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 14 (LC-14) on September 11, 1962. Presidents typically use such visits to gain firsthand understanding of important programs. President Kennedy toured the Cape Canaveral launch facilities the day before he announced the project to place a man on the Moon.

Abstract

PRESIDENTIAL VISIT - President Kennedy and Astronaut Schirra listen as B. G. MacNabb, GD/Astro director of operations at AMR, conducts briefing of Complex 14, Cape Canaveral. President met key Astro men there, shook hands with many in work force.

Source

Original newspaper article: "GD/Astro Greeters See Kennedy on Cape Trip." September 11, 1962: Private Collection of Dr. Calvin D. Fowler.

Date Created

1962-09-11

Contributor

Fowler, Calvin D.

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original newspaper article: "GD/Astro Greeters See Kennedy on Cape Trip." September 11, 1962.

Is Part Of

Dr. Calvin Fowler Collection, Florida Space Coast History Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

127 KB

Medium

1 newspaper article

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Skid Strip, Cape Canaveral, Florida
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 14, Cape Canaveral, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally owned by Dr. Calvin D. Fowler.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Dr. Calvin D. Fowler and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Michlowitz, Robert
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"John F. Kennedy Moon Speech - Rice Stadium." Software, Robotics, and Simulation Division, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. http://er.jsc.nasa.gov/seh/ricetalk.htm.
Project Mercury Overview." John F. Kennedy Space Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/history/mercury/mercury-overview.htm.

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