Detail View: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Collection: Members of House Committee on Science and Astronautics Visited MSFC

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Members of House Committee on Science and Astronautics Visited MSFC
Full Description: 
The members of the House Committee on Science and Astronautics visited the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) on March 9, 1962 to gather firsthand information of the nation's space exploration program. The congressional group was composed of members of the Subcommittee on Manned Space Flight. They were briefed on MSFC's manned space efforts earlier in the day and then inspected mockups of the Saturn I Workshop and the Apollo Telescope Mount, two projects developed by MSFC for the post-Apollo program. Pictured left-to-right are Dieter Grau, MSFC; Konrad Dannenberg, MSFC; James G. Fulton, Republican representative for Pennsylvania; Joe Waggoner, Democratic representative for Louisiana; and Dr. Wernher von Braun, Director of MSFC.
Date of Image: 
1962-03-08
term: 
Dannenberg
facet_who: 
Dr. Wernher von Braun
facet_what: 
Saturn
facet_where: 
Louisiana
facet_when: 
March 9, 1962
facet_when_year: 
1962
Reference Number: 
MSFC-75-SA-4105-2C
MIX #: 
0401806
NIX #: 
MSFC-0401806
MSFC Negative Number: 
0401806
UID: 
SPD-MARSH-0401806
original url: 
http://mix.msfc.nasa.gov/abstracts.php?p=3229