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NASA History Division
Fortieth Anniversary Biographical Information

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General personnel information: including links to astronaut information, detailed biographies of many key aerospace officials and policymakers, and biographies of NASA Administrators and Deputy Administrators.

Biographies from the dawn of the space age: Sputnik, Explorer, Vanguard, and the founding of NASA.

Biographies from before NASA: people related to the X-1 airplane's voyage past the sound barrier.

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Updated February 8, 2005
Steven J. Dick, NASA Chief Historian
Steve Garber, NASA History Web Curator
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