RR Auction Home
Current Auction Is Open For Bidding
Bidding Closes Wednesday March 10
Home |Sitemap|Contact Us| Past Auctions  
 How to Bid   Register to Bid   Auctions   Consign   About Us   Featured Lots 

Item 5146 - Historical Origins of the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center Publication Catalog 550 (Apr 2019)

Back To Previous Page
(we are no longer accepting bids on this item)
Minimum Bid: $200.00
Sold Price: $405.00 (includes buyer's premium)

Description


Rare yellow staple-bound NASA manual entitled "Historical Origins of the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center" by David S. Akens, presented by the Historical Office of the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center and dated December 1960, approximately 150 pages, 8 x 10.5, with a foreword by Wernher von Braun stating, in part: "We hope that this volume will help acquaint others with the historical beginning and traditions of the Marshall Space Flight Center…Our group was once a part of the U.S. Army's famed Army Ballistic Missile Agency at the Redstone Arsenal; now our responsibilities have been turned away from the military and focused on the fascinating problems of the exploration and scientific investigation of space." The chapters are as follows: Historical Highlights, Prior to Redstone Arsenal, At Redstone Arsenal, The Army Ballistic Missile Agency, The Transfer to NASA, and Organization and Missions. In very good to fine condition, with creasing to covers.

Terms and abbreviations used in our descriptions.

Images


Click image to enlarge Click image to enlarge Click image to enlarge

Important Information


Tips For Consignors

Auctions

For a complete list of auction beginning and ending dates, check our dates and deadlines page.