Setting the Stage for Apollo/Saturn, 1960–1966

Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)


The president’s challenge came at a time of tremendous change for the world, the nation, and the space program. NASA was still a relatively young agency, but it had already launched an American into space, and it was already at work on the next generation of spacecraft and launch vehicles, respectively called Apollo and Saturn, when the president made his first public push for a lunar landing program.


Launch Vehicle Conformal Coating Firing Room Kennedy Space Apollo Program 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.GreensboroUSA

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