Prelude to manned space flight

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The Wallops Island Flight Test Range, now the NASA Wallops Flight Facility, is situated on an Atlantic Ocean barrier island on Virginia’s eastern shore. Established under NASA’s predecessor, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), Wallops Island would host two crucially important spacecraft test flights using Holloman monkeys.


Launch Vehicle Cover Story Nose Cone Aviation Medicine Development Command 
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