Brief Reference Materials:
- NASA History Fact Sheet: a very broad five-page overview of NASA’s forty-five years.
- Defining events for NASA: chronologically organized.
- Bibliography covering Sputnik, NASA’s founding, and the early years of the space age.
Selected Monographs and Books:
- The Legislative Origins of NASA: Proceedings of an Oral History Workshop (Monograph in Aerospace History No. 8). This is available in text-only PDF file or a large (8-Mb) PDF file with graphics.
- NASA’s Origins and the Dawn of the Space Age (Monograph in Aerospace History No. 10).
- Looking Backward, Looking Forward: Forty Years of U.S. Human Spaceflight Symposium (NASA SP-2002-4107).
Steve Garber, NASA History Web Curator
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Updated February 8, 2005