RR Auction Home
Current Auction Is Open For Bidding
Home |Sitemap|Contact Us| Past Auctions  
 How to Bid   Register to Bid   Auctions   Consign   About Us   Featured Lots   Reviews 
Bidder Login
Bidder #

New Bidder Registration
Forgot your password?

The Current Auction
Ends August 7th
Pop Culture Auction Preview
Begins Aug 08
Advanced Search
By Item Number
Gallery Search
Past Auction Search
How Do I Bid?
What is BidTracker™?
New Bidder Registration
The 30-Minute Rule
Terms and Conditions
New to RR Auction?
About Us
Register to Bid
Jobs at RR Auction
Press Releases
Consign to RR Auction
How to Consign
2019 Auction Calendar
Jan 9
Jan 17
Feb 6
Feb 21
Mar 6
Mar 14
Apr 10
Apr 18
May 8
May 16
May 23
Jun 12
Jun 20
Jul 10
Jul 18
Aug 7
Aug 15
Sep 12
Sep 24
Sep 25
Oct 10
Oct 17
Nov 6
Nov 21
Dec 4
Dec 12
  More Dates & Deadlines

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)


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.

You must be a registered user and logged in to view Past Auction Item Images

If you do not currently have an account, click here to go to our secure registration page.

Important Information

Tips For Consignors


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