Memento of Appreciation Presented to Dr. Cal Fowler

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Title

Memento of Appreciation Presented to Dr. Cal Fowler

Alternative Title

Memento of Appreciation Presented to Dr. Fowler

Subject

Cape Canaveral (Fla.)
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (Fla.)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (U.S.)
NASA
Project Gemini (U.S.)
Atlas (Missile)

Description

On June 28, 1965, during Project Gemini, General Dynamics Astronautics Manager Dr. Cal Fowler (1929-2013) was presented a memento of appreciation for 10 years as a test and launch conductor at with company. At the time, Dr. Fowler was manager of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS)'s Launch Complex 14 (LC-14) in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The Atlas-Agena unmanned launch vehicles lifted off from LC-14. The Agena upper stage was modified so the manned Project Gemini spacecraft could practice docking maneuvers with it in preparation for Project Apollo and the eventual moon landing.

Source

Original black and white photographic print, June 28, 1965: Private Collection of Dr. Calvin D. Fowler.

Date Created

1965-06-28

Contributor

Fowler, Calvin "Cal" D.

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original black and white photographic print, June 28, 1965.

Is Part Of

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

Format

image/jpg

Extent

169 KB
119 KB

Medium

1 black and white photographic print

Type

Still Image

Coverage

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

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government 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

Hacker, Barton C., and James M. Grimwood. On the Shoulders of Titans: A History of Project Gemini. Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Division, Office of Technology Utilization, 1978.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

1 black and white photographic print

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