SP-4105 The Birth of NASA

 

Index

 

[Introduction: ppix-xxxii; Chapter 1: pp1-30; Chapter 2: pp31-59; Chapter 3: pp60-80; Chapter 4: pp81-108; Chapter 5: pp109-134; Chapter 6: pp135-155; Chapter 7: pp156-174; Chapter 8: pp175-191; Chapter 9: pp192-219; Chapter 10: pp220-237; Chapter 11: pp238-260: Chapter 12: pp261-279; Chapter 13: pp280-295; Chapter 14: pp296-310; Poscript: pp311-317 ]

 

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[368] Abbott, Ira H., 66,83,98, 99, 103,132, 134, 159, 228, 230
Abernathy, Bob, 137, 140
Able (monkey), 20
Abshire, David, 117
Adams, Don, Eleanor and family, 122, 275, 306
Adams, John G., 6
Adams, Sherman, 6, 23
Adenauer, Chancellor Konrad, 95
Adult Education Association of the United States, 274-275
Advanced Research Projects Agency (see under DOD)
Advertising Club, 125
Advertising Council, 95
Aerojet General Corp., 149, 158, 185, 200, 201
Aeronautics and Astronautics Coordinating Board, 142, 170n, 231, 265
Aerospace Corporation, 218, 230
Aerospace Medical Association, 102
Ahmadu, Alhaji Sir, 183
Aldrin, Edwin E., Jr., 255n
Alger, Bruce, 105
Alfalfa Club, 53
Allen, George V., 205
Allen, Katherine, 257
Allott, Sen. Gordon L., 162, 172
"American Forum of the Air," 60, 91
American Rocket Society, 107
American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T; see also Kappel, Frederick), 173, 194, 203, 207, 232, 234, 245, 247, 254, 256, 271, 281, 285, 290, 301, 303
Ames, Milton B., Jr., 232
Ames Research Center (see under NASA; see also Ames Aeronautical Laboratory under the NACA)
Anderson, Sen. Clinton P., 62, 65-66, 73, 129, 172, 221, 231, 240, 301
and Harold Finger,116-117,122,229, 231
and Lewis Strauss, 114, 117, 186, 229
likened to Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy, 229
Anderson, Robert B., 16, 37, 43, 44, 218, 233
Anfuso, Victor L., 130, 264
Armed Forces-National Research Council Bioastronautics Committee, 106108
Armstrong, Neil A., 255n
Army Ballistic Missile Agency (see under DOD)
ANIP program (see Army-Navy Instrumentation Program under DOD)
Atlas missile and launch vehicle, 13,24, 27, 84-85
Atlas-Able, 241, 256, 257-258
(on the Able, see Thor-Able) Atlas-Mercury, 198
Atomic Energy Commission (AEC; see also McCone, John), 36, 39, 65-66, 73-74, 112, 116-117, 129, 134, 141, 196, 231, 240, 265, 289, 301
Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, 129, 186n, 207, 301
Atomic Industrial Forum, 149
Atwood, John Leland, 190
Auchincloss, Nina G., 231
Avco Corporation, 58, 76, 110n, 298
 

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Bacome, W. Donald, 4, 115
Baker (monkey), 20
Baker, W. O. ("Bill"), 195, 232
Baker, W. W., 136
Barclay, John A., 40
Barrett, Wayne, 283
[369] Bartolini, Julian, 60
Bass, Perkins, 59n, 102
Bass, Ross, 59n
Bechtel Corporation, 210, 213
Bechtel, Stephen D., 213
Beau Elephants, 174
Belcher, Page, 64
Bell, David E., 281
Bell, Robert L., 89, 161, 235, 287
Bell Aircraft Company, 107, 158
Bell Telephone Laboratories (see also Kappel, Frederick), 153-154,159, 173,195, 203, 207, 232, 249, 256, 285, 290, 301
Holmdel Station, 154, 204, 234
Telstar, 301
Bendix Aviation, 230
Benet, Stephen Vincent, 106n
Bennett, R. Adm. Rawson, 51, 65, 103, 125, 208, 244, 264, 289-290, 302
Benson, Sec. of Ag. Ezra Taft, 158
Berkner, Lloyd, 139
Berner, T. Roland, 274
Best, George L., 173, 203, 232, 256, 285, 290
Bikle, Paul F., 83
Billingsley, Henry E., 8
Bissell, Richard, 213
Blaik, Earl Henry ("Red"), 76, 298
Blair, Clay D., Jr., 99, 290
Blakeslee, Alton L., 233
Blumenthal, Fred, 219
Bode, Hendrik W., 43
Boeing Aircraft Company, Inc., 201
Bohemian Grove, 122, 182, 184-187
Bohlen, Charles E. ("Chip"), 152-153
Bolz, Ray, 171
Bonney, Walter T., 53, 72,78, 99, 106,111, 115, 116, 130, 136, 144, 149, 167, 171, 173, 182, 193, 198, 205, 206, 214, 222, 230, 231, 240, 256, 259, 265, 267, 268, 269, 291
Boone, Adm. Walter Frederick, 77
Borchert, Catherine (Kitty) Glennan, 70n, 71,111,163, 222-223, 229, 291, 294, 304-305
Borchert, Frank R., Jr., 70n, 71, 111,163, 222-223, 229, 234, 291, 294, 295, 304-305
Borge, Victor, 211
Botkin, Harold, 203
Bowie, Buck, 199
Bradbury, Norris, 129- 130, 207
Brennan, Justice William J., Jr., 305
Bridges, Sen. Styles,38,39,46,81,149-151, 203
Brinkley, David, 143
Brod, Ruth, 271
Brode, Wallace R., 42
Broglio, Luigi, 106
Bronk, Detlev W., 44-46, 106-108, 254
Bronwell, Arthur, 69
Brookings Institution, 142, 306
Brooks,Overton,46-47,56,91,98,104,110, 149, 151, 172, 306
Brotzen, Franz, 263
Brown, Alex, 156
Brown, Alice, 263
Brown, George, 127, 263-264
Brucker, Wilber M., 10-11, 22, 166, 240, 272, 289
Buckley, Edmond C., 170, 176
Bullock, Hugh, 96
Bundy, William P., 230, 243, 288
Burden, William A. M., 7
Bureau of the Budget (see also Staats, Stans), 73, 143, 176, 195, 196, 210, 244, 252-254, 264, 265
Burgess, Carter L., 96
Burgess, George, 34
Burke, Adm. Arleigh A., 77, 178, 215, 243, 271
Burke, Roberta
on military social life, 243
Burke, Walter, 303
Bush, Vannevar, 127
[370] Butement, W. A. S., 164
 

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Cabell, Gen. Charles P., 111, 114
Cadle, Don D., 210, 264n
Calever, Ambrose, 274
Calkins, Robert De Blois, 251, 306
Calvin Bullock Forum, 96
Campbell, Joseph, 59, 61-62, 63, 66
Canaday, Ward, 53, 236, 260, 261
Canadian Defense Research Scientific Board, 236
Cannon, Gen. Joe, 185
Cannon, Sen. Howard W., 63, 67
Canterbury, Maj. Gen. W. Monte, 19
Cape Canaveral (see Missile Firing Laboratory under NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center)
Capitol Hill Club, 102
Carnegie Corporation, 169, 250, 284
Carpenter, M. Scott, 20n, 21
Carson, Paul, 185
Carter, Finley, 83, 253
Case, Sen. Clifford P., 63, 115
Case, Sen. Francis H., 93, 115
Case Institute of Technology, 3, 4,105, 119, 124, 145, 155, 156, 161, 241, 263, 274, 277, 278, 284, 290, 295, 305 (see also Hrones, John and Smith, Kent)
Catledge, Turner, 233
Cavallero, Carmen, 108
Central Intelligence Agency, 60, 112, 113, 171, 213, 241-242
Century Club, 285
Chance Vought Corp., 236
Charyk, Joseph V., 45, 92, 124, 129
Chew, Peter T., 64
Childs, Marquis, 305
Chrysler Corporation,63,115,138- 139, 160
Cisler, Walker L., 50n, 75-76, 300
Civil Service Commission, 65, 275, 276
Civilian-Military Liaison Commitee, 25, 35, 92, 170, 171
Clay, Gilbert Harrison, 250
Clement, George, 232
Cleveland, Harlan, 284
Cleveland, Ohio, 284
Clifford, Clark M., 307
Clow, Arthur Plumb, 298
Coggan, B. F., 181-182
Cohn, Victor E., 233
"College News Conference," 271, 272
Collier's Award, 282
Columbus, Christopher, 227
Colwell, Archie Trescott, 103, 164
Comet, Project (see under NASA)
Commerce, Department 285, 286
communications satellites (see under NASA)
Compton, Arthur Holly, 165
Congdon, Sidney B., 156
Connell, Maurice H., Associates, 88
Conlon, Emerson W., 66
Conte, Silvio, 52
Convair, 125, 129, 181-182, 282
Cooper, L. Gordon, 20n, 21
Corson, John J., 8, 18,57, 92,114, 121, 127, 141, 143, 149, 156, 158, 182, 197, 199, 203, 234, 247, 249, 251
Cortright, Edgar M., 274, 279
Cosmos Club, 42, 169, 180, 242, 268, 306
CounciI on Foreign Relations, 137, 142
Council on Higher Education in the American Republics, 169, 311
Courier satellite (see under DOD)
Crawford, Frederick C., 3, 134, 156, 164, 186-187, 260, 261, 282-283, 291
Creutz, Edward, 35
Croneis, Carey, 263
Crossfield, Albert Scott, 99
Crowley, John W. ("GUS"), 192
Curtice, Harlow H., 82
Cushing, Richard Cardinal, 310
of, 232, 243,
[371] Cutler, Robert, 90
 

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Daddario, Emilio Q., 64, 242
Dahl, Odd, 86
Dahl, Vesse, 86
Davey, John, 248-249
Davis, Maj. Gen. Leighton 1. ("Lee"), 262
Day, Melvin S., 222, 274
Dean, Gordon, 136
Debus, Kurt H., 262, 276
De France, Smith J., 266
de Gaulle, Pres. [of France] Charles, 127, 145n, 152-153
de Hoffmann, Frederic, 35
Democratic Science Advisory Committee, 54
Dempsey, James R., 18
Department of Defense (DOD), 2
Advanced Research Projects Agency, 6, 9, 265
Air Force, 19, 282
aerospace plane, 235
Air Research and Development Command (ARDC), 258
Air Force Ballistic Missile Division (ARDC), 218, 253, 257
Andrews Air Force Base, 258, 281
Ballistic Systems Division (AFSC), 250
Bolling Air Force Base, 235, 308
Discoverer program, 204, 206, 209, 212, 220, 255, 258
Edwards Air Force Base, 1-2, 187
Strategic Air Command, 230, 235, 236
study program, 248
Vandenberg Air Force Base, 84-85
Wright Air Development Division, 249
Army Ballistic Missile Agency,9- 10,12, 22-23, 41, 63-64, 70, 88, 104, 192-193
Army-Navy Instrumentation Program (ANIP), 103
coordination with NASA, 17, 124, 126, 130, 142, 194-196, 209, 232, 247, 258, 264, 275, 283, 284, 286, 290, 297, 299, 302 (several of these references to specific services rather than the DOD as a whole; see also Cisler, Walker L. and other DOD officials, especially Douglas, James H., plus Civilian-Military Liaison Committee and Aeronautics and Astronautics Coordinating Board)
Atlantic Missile Range, 257, 262
Courier, 173, 209, 239
Defense Communications Agency, 198
DynaSoar, 22
geodetic satellite, 151
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 9 (for subsequent entries, see under NASA)
internal DOD squabbles,253-254, 287
Naval Research Advisory Committee (NRAC), 69-70, 134, 215-216
Naval Research Laboratory, 234
transmitter at Stumpneck, Maryland, 234
Naval War College, 248
Nike-X system, 261n
Nike-Zeus missile, 261, 269
Pacific Missile Range, 85
Air Force-Navy rivalry, 85
Pershing missile, 10
Polaris program, 216
radio astronomy antennae, 289
Redstone Arsenal (see also Army Ballistic Missile Agency above under DOD), 214, 225
secretary's conference, 164-165
Safeguard, 261
Sentinel, 261
Detrich, Bill, 309
Detrick, Harry W., 188n
[372] Dibella, Josephine, 309
Dillon, C. Douglas, 152
Dimbleby, Richard, 158
Discoverer (see under DOD)
Disney, Walt, 98
Dixon, T. S., 136
Dixon, Thomas F., 250n
Doan, Leland I., 125
Dodd, Sen. Thomas J., 37, 38, 67, 162
Dollard, Charles, 284
Doolittle, Gen. James H., 7, 133, 185, 218, 238
Douglas, Donald, 130, 255
Douglas, James H., Jr., 8, 44, 74, 92-93, 106, 127, 142, 166, 172, 201, 207, 257, 287, 290, 299
Douglas Aircraft Co.,63,125,129- 131, 255
Dow Chemical Company, 125, 283
Draper, Charles Stark, 133
Draper, William, 225
Dresser Industries, inc., 256, 264
Drummond, Roscoe, 21, 307
Dryden, Hugh L.
mentioned, 3, 4, 8, 9-10, 13, 17, 18, 20, 21, 33, 36, 37,41-43,45,48,51, 52, 60, 61, 63-67 passim, 69, 70, 73-74, 77, 80, 83, 86, 88, 92-94, 98-101, 103, 104, 106, 108, 116-119, 123, 126, 128-129, 132, 134-144, 147, 155, 161, 167-168, 170, 175176, 178-180, 190, 191, 198-204 passim, 207, 209-210, 212-214, 216, 234, 236, 241-242, 248, 256, 260, 266-267, 269, 274, 276, 282-285 passim, 287, 290, 292, 297, 300, 301, 306, 312, 316
hosts lunch, 306
"inimitable fashion," 88
Presidential Citation forDistinguished Federal Service, 87
recommended as NASA administrator, 296
trip to Argentina, 282n
to remain as deputy administrator, 307
DuBridge,LeeA., 11, 186-187
Dulles, Allen W., 44, 111, 137, 155, 213, 220-222
Dunn, Louis G., 129, 255-256
du Pont, E. l., de Nemours & Co., Inc., 244
Dworshak, Sen. Henry C., 71

 

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Eaton, Frederick M., 165
Echo satellite (see under NASA)
Einhorn, Raymond, 256
Eisenhower, Pres. Dwight D., 1, 2, 3-4, 23, 24, 37-38, 43-44, 46-48, 87, 95, 114, 131,179, 265, 271, 307-308, 314
and Apollo program, 245, 292, 297
belief in private enterprise, 291, 292
and conservatism, 157
and cooperation with Russia, 131
and policies toward Cuba and Central America, 272-273
"damned top hat,"
and Discoverer, 206
and duty, 157
and Echo 1, 204
and election of Kennedy, 267, 308
and executive privilege, 55
health, 46-47, 308
on integrity and retirement, 286
and JPL transfer, 12
comments about Kennedy, 286, 310
and dedication of Marshall Space Flight Center, 208, 214-215, 223-227
and naming of Marshall Space Flight Center, 95
on military-industrial complex, 308
and national budget, 157, 267, 297
and National Space Council, 8, 41, 45-46
and 1960 election, 224-225
and Oppenheimer, 186n
[373] and Paris summit, 72n, 152-153 (see also U-2)
and scientific cooperation, 280
and space budget, 60, 314
and State of the Union message, 336-37
temper, 48
and Tiros 1, 110
"too conservative," 308
and transition to new administration 175- 176, 272
and U-2 incident, 145- 147, 152- 152
Ellender, Sen. Allen Joseph, 147
Elston, Wilbur, 233
Emerson, Sam William, 156
Engleman, Chris, 267-268
English, J. M., 260
Engstrom, Howard, 282
Erf, Herb, 156
Explorer 1, 97n, 192
Explorer VIII (see under NASA)

 

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Faget, Maxime A., 70
Farley, Philip J., 35-36, 72
Federal Aviation Agency (FAA), 48, 101, 232, 243, 301
lead agency for supersonic transport, 188-189
Federal Communications Commission, 234
Federal Council for Science and Technology, 101,131,150,158,172,173, 195, 254
Feldman, George J., 55
Finger, Harold B., 65, 103, 116- 117, 136, 141, 184, 207, 229, 231, 244
Finney, John, 114, 115-116, 194, 231, 303
Finney, Nathaniel S., 240
Fiorio, Consul General (of San Marino), 106
Fisk, James B.,153, 249, 256, 285, 290, 291, 301
Fisher, Jack, 284
Fleming, Robert V., 69
Flemming, Sec. of HEW Arthur S., 195,198
Floberg, John F., 65, 134
Floete, Franklin, 166
Ford, Gerald R., 306
Ford Foundation, 284
Ford Motor Co., 225
Aeronutronic Division, 113, 128n,130, 202
Foreign Policy Association, 127
Forrest, T. Carr, 160
Freeman, Jim, 249
Frutkin, Arnold W., 63, 85, 100, 103,104, 107, 137, 141, 148, 167, 171, 172, 176, 183, 197, 203, 236, 267, 268, 273, 274, 278, 280, 281, 283
Fulbright, Sen. J. William, 61
Fulton, James G., 57, 59, 306
Funston, Keith, 261
Furnas, Clifford C., 89

 

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Gagarin, Yuri, 239, 315n
Gardner, John, 284
Gardner, Trevor, 280
Gates, Sec. Def. Thomas S., Jr., 22, 33-34, 74, 76, 165, 166, 206, 292
General Accounting Office, 143, 256
General Aniline and Film Corporation,
Ansco Division, 242
General Dynamics Corporation, 35, 297, 300
General Electric Company, 110n,190n, 209-210
geodetic satellite (see under NASA, DOD)
Gibson, Raymond A., 242
Gilels, Emil, 47
Gilruth, Robert R., 13, 20n, 214
Gitlin, Irving, 182
Gleason, James P.,17, 22, 36, 39, 45, 48, 51,52, 61, 92, 98,101, 107, 118, 124, [374] 126, 128, 132, 138-139, 143, 149, 151, 154, 171, 174, 198, 203-205, 208, 214, 229, 231, 267, 279, 306
Glenn, John H., Jr., 20n, 21, 198
Glennan, Cora (sister-in-law), 187,208, 217-218
Glennan, Gordon (brother), 187, 208, 217-218, 294
Glennan, Margart L. (mother), 163, 187, 293, 294
Glennan, Martha (daughter-in-law), 81, 84, 86, 187, 217, 266, 293, 294
Glennan, Pauline (folly), 3, 49, 50, 55, 57, 70, 105, 111, 121, 139- 141, 167, 204-206, 222, 223, 229, 230, 258259, 268, 275, 277, 291, 293, 294
Glennan, Ruth, 3, 4, 34, 45, 46, 48, 50, 55, 57, 65, 68, 69, 70, 76, 81-82, 84, 86, 89, 93, 96, 104, 108, 115, 118119, 121, 124, 126, 133, 134, 139-140,143-145,147-148,155,156,158-159, 161-164, 167, 169, 177, 180, 186, 188, 193, 195, 199, 204-206, 208-209,211,215-216, 222, 223, 227, 229, 230, 231-235, 236, 237, 238, 241, 243, 246, 249, 257, 267, 268, 271, 272, 277, 281, 282, 285, 287, 289, 290, 291, 293, 294, 299, 305-308, 311
speech, 308
Glennan, Sarah (Sally), 3, 70-71, 98, 101, 104-106, 108, 111, 115, 133, 134, 139-141, 163, 167, 177, 204-206, 208, 209, 222, 241, 243, 275, 277, 291, 293, 294, 305-307
Glennan, T. Keith
on academics, 90
on Apollo, 297
on atomic weapons and civil defense, 212
and business advisory council of the Department of Commerce, 285, 286
on CIA, 171
and contracting out, 108n, 120
on democracy, 34, 59, 177
dental work,47,50,52,55,61,64,71, 80, 236
on engineers, 51, 237
on Eau Claire and his youth, 162- 163
on executive directors of congressional
committees, 122
and executive privilege, 52-53, 55, 57-62 passim, 66, 96
on flight testing versus ground testing, 166
on government and use of advisory
committees, 156
and government-industry relations,107
health, 87-91 passim, 245, 247, 251
honorary degrees, 156, 159, 164
on Ike as "too conservative," 308
on integrity, 302, 307, 309
job offers to,242,250,273,286,297-298, 299
on Kennedy's slowness to appoint a
successor,282,286,296,300,301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 309, 310
as lame duck, 306
letter from Eisenhower, 229
letter to Eisenhower, 24-29
management practices, 32, 35, 66, 69, 78,92-93,120-121, 149, 154,169, 190, 195, 286, 302-303
membership on Naval Research Advisory Committee, 134, 215
meals at Mory's, 140, 242
and bust of George C. Marshall for dedication of MSFC, 207 (for his involvement with the dedication itself and its preparations, see under NASA, MSFC)
on military people, 281
naming of Marshall Space Flight Center, 95
on Nigerians in Virginia, 181, 183
[375] on non-profit institutions, 218
opinions about individuals (see names of individuals)
and on-site contractors, 282
on pay for civil servants, 178, 194, 200
policies, 5-6, 41, 83-84, 108n, 118, 147, 150, 195, 300
on private enterprise, 292
and public information function, 53-54, 72, 78, 99, 103, 106, 113-114, 116, 117, 136, 144,249,265
public nature of office, 184- 185, 256
on radioactive hazards of Rover, 244
and Republican National Committee, 56
report on NASA activities, 295
resignation, 291, 295
robbery of, 199
satisfactions in job, 289
on scientists, 88, 139, 180, 269
on security types, 161
source selection, 52, 56n, 58, 118, 129-130, 137, 144, 149-150, 241, 309
"space cadet activities," 160, 181
space program, beliefs about, 67
speeches, 35, 48, 56, 68-69, 90, 93, 96, 104, 106-107, 113, 123, 127, 142, 146, 148, 154-155, 160-161, 173, 186, 187, 218, 233, 235, 236, 237, 242, 243, 244-245, 246, 263, 266-268, 271, 284-285, 286, 288, 289, 304, 308-309
stamp commemorating Echo,210,212
State of the Union address, work on, 33
swearing-in as NASA administrator, 3
transition to next administration, 247, 272, 274, 282, 296, 300, 307
on television shows, 272
White House phone, 298
wonderment at Echo 1, 209, 223
on youths and their interests, 93
Glennan, Thomas K., Jr. (son), 70, 8182, 84, 86, 187-188, 217-218, 222, 227, 266, 293-294, 295
Glennan, Thomas Keith III (grandson), 222, 227, 265-266, 293-295
Goddard, Esther C., 172
Goddard, Frank E., Jr., 54
Goddard Space Flight Center (see under NASA)
Goett, Harry J., 36, 82-83, 123, 170, 183, 205, 285
Goldwater, Sen. Barry M., 117
Golovin, Nicholas E., 45, 66, 85, 87, 88, 89,98, 126, 149, 173, 180, 182, 192, 196, 208
as "bull in a china shop," 166
Goodheart, Ed, 150
Goodman, Clark D., 242
Goodman, Mary Ellen, 242
Goodpaster, Gen. Andrew Jackson, 37, 44, 60, 131-132, 222, 278, 289
Goodwin, Hal (Harold), 99, 113
Gore, Sen. Albert A., 305
Gorman, Paul, 285
Gottfried, Robert, 131
Gough, Melvin N., 78
Gould, Laurence McKinley, 233
Goulding, Phil, 10-11, 21
Granik, Theodore, 91
Gray, Edward Z., 107
Gray, Gordon, 7, 8, 44, 141, 165, 254
Green, Estill, 159
Greenewalt, Crawford H., 29
Gregory, Frank, 272
Gridiron Club, 93
Griffis, LeVan, 263
Grissom, Virgil 1., 20n, 21
Griswold, Alfred Whitney, 242-243
Groussard, Serge, 164
Gromyko, Soviet For. Min. Andrei, 153 Gross, H. R., 128
[376] Gross, Robert E., 89
Grumman Aircraft, 201, 241, 283, 287
Gunderson, Barbara Bates, 241

 

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Haas, Leonard, 163
Hackes, Peter, 115, 144
Hagen, John P., 51, 283
Hagerty, James C., 60, 214, 222, 224, 227
vice president of ABC, 298
Hagy, Ruth (see Brod, Ruth)
Hall, Cay, 268
Hall, Leonard, 74, 205
Ham (chimp), 300n
Hamilton, Helen, 101, 104-105, 305
Hardie, Jim, 182
Harkness, Gladys, 238, 299, 305
Harkness, Richard, 21, 93, 126-127,205, 213, 220, 222, 238, 299, 305
Harlow, Bryce N., 35, 38, 39, 46, 224
Harr, David, 268
Harr, Karl G., Jr., 7, 114, 165, 210
Harris, Julie, 277
Harrison, Bob, 158-159
Hartford Electric Light and Power Company, 242
Hartke, Sen. Vance, 67, 130
Harvard University, 142
Harvey, Don, 79
Hatfield, Gov. Mark, 244
Hayden, Sen. Carl, 71
Hayes Aircraft Company, 160
Hayward, V. Adm. John Tucker, 47, 131-132, 271
Heald, Henry, 261, 262
Hearst, William Randolph, Jr., 233
Heaton, Donald H., 192, 227, 228,230, 292
Henderson, Lawrence J., 251
Heneman, H. J., 89
Henry, Frank, 161
Hermann, Arthur, 125
Herter, Sec. of State Christian A., 72,104, 113, 152, 257-258, 292
Herzig, Henry A., 160, 256
Hickenlooper, Sen. Bourke B.,229,231
Hickson, Daniel C., 96
Higley, Ab, 277-278
Hill, Sen. Lister, 162, 167
Hines, Bill, 238
Hinkley, J. William III, 242
Hinrichs, John H., 10
Hiscock, Dennis Russell, 179n
Hiscocks, E. S., 179, 264
Hjornevik, Wesley L.,8,11,35,64,167, 170, 195, 203, 231, 235, 252, 257
Hodges, Gov. Luther, 282
Hodgson, Alfred S., 98, 114, 123, 136, 149, 212, 215
Hoegh, Gov. Leo (of lowa), 212
Hoffman Electronics, 96
Holaday, William M., 10, 35, 92
Holifield, Chester E., 207
Holland, Sen. Spessard L., 88, 160
Hood, Br. Charg. d'Afrs. Lord, 179
Hoover, George W., 79
Hoover, Pres. Herbert C., 186
Hoover, Herbert, Jr., 186
Hoover, J. Edgar, 279
Horner, Richard E.
mentioned, 18-19,21, 33,36, 39,4143, 45, 48, 51, 52, 60, 61, 63-67 passim, 69, 70, 73, 74, 77-80, 82, 83, 85, 86, 94, 95, 98, 99,101,103, 106, 108, 110-11], 116, 118-119, 123, 125-126, 128-130, 132, 13441, 144, 147, 154, 158, 167, 170, 171-173, 175-178, 180-181, 184, 189, 191, 192, 193, 218, 223, 227, 308
on Army helicopter pilots, 134
Hornig, Donald F., 94, 304
Hotchkiss, Preston, 185
House Science and Astronautics Committee, 315n
Howells, William White, 144
[377] Hrones, John, 3, 65, 86, 89, 104-105, 119, 134, 156, 161, 171, 271-272, 274, 299
Hruska, Sen. Roman Lee, 132
Huffman, Dick, 87, 306
Hughes Aircraft Co., 194, 205, 207, 302n
Huggins, E. V., 283
Hunt, Jack, 126- 127
Huntlands, 127, 177-178, 191
Huntsville, AL (see also Army Ballistic Missile Agency and Marshall Space Flight Center), 104, 214, 227
Hyatt, Abraham, 149, 184, 199, 202, 260, 267, 274, 278, 302
director of program planning and evaluation, 289, 307
Hyland, Pat, 143, 146, 255

 

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Institute for Defense Analysis, 103
International Business Machines Corp., 260, 261, 268
International Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 270
International Telephone and Telegraph Company (IT&T), 194, 301
ion engine (see under NASA)
Irvin, Rear Adm. William D., 198
Isaacs, Norman, 233
Italy, cooperation with, 109-110
Itek Corporation, 184- 185

 

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Jackson, Henry M. ("Scoop"), 121
Jaffe, Leonard, 101, 189n, 200, 203, 204, 237, 256
Jastrow, Robert, 144, 176, 236, 238, 285, 303
Javits, Sen. Jacob K., 107
Jeffers, Lou, 160
Jenkins, Commander, 278-279
Jensen, Ben. F., 62
Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL, see under DOD or NASA, depending upon period)
Jodrell Bank Observatory, 98, 109, 178
John Brown 's Body, 106
Johnson, Earl D., 297
Johnson, John A., 8, 33, 41, 45, 48, 52, 61, 63,1 24, 126, 128,137,139,154, 155, 163, 169, 171, 178, 194-195, 197,198-200, 203, 205,209-210,221-222, 229, 231, 234, 236, 268, 275, 281, 283, 285
Johnson, Sen., V.P. and Pres. Lyndon B., 15, 17, 46, 81,110, 122-123,170-171, 198, 201, 201, 202, 203, 204-205, 208, 217, 221, 252, 300, 304, 306, 307-308, 311, 312, 314
chair of Space Council, 296
and decision to speed up Apollo, 315
political maneuvering, 253, 256, 264
support of NASA, 147, 174
Johnson, Pamela Hanst'ord, 287-288
Johnson, Roy W., 10, 106, 240
Johnson Space Center (see NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center)
Joint Committee on Atomic Energy (JCAE; see also Anderson, Clinton), 207, 221, 229, 231, 240, 244, 301
Jones, Roger W., 65, 76, 241 n
Juno launch vehicle (see under NASA) Jupiter missile and launch vehicle, 13, 27, 262

 

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Kaiser Steel, 112
Kallio, Kalervo, 207
Kamm, Robert W., 85, 218, 223
Kantrowitz, Arthur, 76
Kappel, Frederick Russell, 150, 153, 159, 285, 290
Karsh, Yousuf, 214
Karth, Joseph E., 64
Keating, Sen. Kenneth B., 106
Keese, Courtenay, 247
Keese, Maj. Gen. William B., 247
Keller, Robert F., 56, 62, 63
[378] Kelly, Mervin J., 29, 150, 198
Kendall, David W., 163, 307
Kendricks, Marron, 184, 187
Kennedy, Sen. and Pres. John F., 14, 32, 217, 243, 250-251, 259, 264-266, 304, 307-308, 311, 314, 316
Bay of Pigs incursion, 314 inauguration, 310
presidential appointments, 281-282
speculation about his appointments, 272, 286, 289, 297
Kerr, Clark, 169
Kerr, Sen. Robert S., 312
Kerrigan, Edward J., 181
Kety, Seymour S., 16, 42, 63, 65, 74
Keyser, David, 119
Keyston, John, 236
Khrushchev, Nikita S., 47, 131, 137, 152-153, 238-239, 316
Kilgore, Barney, 233
Kilgour, Bayard Livingston, 246
Killian, James R., Jr., 1,2,7-8,9,10,13, 94, 103, 299
Kimball, Dan A., 158, 169, 200, 201
Kimpton, Lawrence A. (see also NASA, Kimpton Committee and), 29n, 120, 151, 180
Kines, Bill, 115
King, David S., 130
King, Robert L.,193- 194,195- 196,199, 200, 202, 210, 234
Kirk, Grayson, 169, 186
Kistiakowsky, George B., 23, 36, 38, 40,43,54,81,95,101,106,158,178, 189, 194, 196, 212-214, 223, 224, 232, 236, 255, 256, 273, 280, 281, 291, 292, 297, 301
Kisti[akowsky] Report, 61
Knights Templars, 121
Knowland, Scn. William F., 17
Knox, Rozella, 187,188,217-218,293, 294
Knox, Stuart C., 187, 188, 217-218, 293, 294
Kraar, Louis, 268
Kreuzer, Barton, 190, 231
Krieger, Robert L., 83
Kroeger, Eleanor, 237
Kroeger, Hal A., 237
Kroeger Organization, A. & H., 237
Kurzweg, Hermann H., 232
Kusik, John, 57
Kuter, Gen. Laurence S., 165

 

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Labor, Department of, 276
Lacklen, Robert J., 166, 231
Land, Edwin H., 304
Langley Research Center (see under NASA)
Lanphier, Thomas G., Jr., 93
Lapham, Maxwell, 154
Laughton, Charles, 106n
Lear, John, 180
Lederer, Ludwig George, 95, 102
Lehrer, Max, 107
Lemnitzer, Katherine, 257
Lemnitzer, Gen. Lyman, 11, 223, 224, 234-235, 257
Lewis Research Center (see under NASA)
Lilly, William E., 126
Lindlcy, Ernest K., 93
Lindsay, John V., 214
Lindseth, Elmer L., 68n,120,121, 156, 189
Lines, Albert W., 87, 109
Ling, Donald P., 43-44
Lippmann, Walter, 61, 305
Little Moon overAlban, 277
Littlewood, William, 240
Litton Industries, 213
Livingstone, Raymond S., 164
Lleras, President (of Colombia), 113
Lloyd, O. B., 249n
Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, 89
Electra, 100-101, 107, 112-113, 147, [379] 160, 209
Lodge, Amb. Henry Cabot,44,185,265
Lodge, Amb. John, 185- 186
Lord, Doug, 292
Los Alamos Scientifc Laboratory (see under AEC)
Lovell, A. C. Bernard, 155, 171, 178180
Low, George M., 36, 98, 160,198,214, 300
Lowe, Albert, 150
Luedecke, Maj. Gen. Alvin R., 65,112, 116, 134-136, 141, 173
Lundin, Bruce T., 228, 230, 232, 245
Lynch, Gerald, 202

 

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MacGregor family, 205-206
MacLean, John, 304
MacLeish, Archibald, 230, 243
Macmillan, Prime Minister Harold, 145n, 152-153
Maddox, John, 164
Magnuson, Sen. Warren G., 147
Malinovsky, Soviet Min. of Def. Rodion Y., 153
Mallon, Neil, 160, 264
Manned Spacecraft Center (see under NASA)
Margaret, Princess (of England), 98
Marshall, Katherine [Mrs. George C.], 95, 215-216, 224, 225, 226
Marshall Space Flight Center (see under NASA)
Martin, Glenn L., 97n
Martin Company, The, 97
Martin, Joseph W., Jr., 39, 46-47, 162
Martin, Paul, 79
Massey, H. S. W., 51n
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 133-134, 142
Icing Phenomena Laboratory, 133
Instrumentation Laboratory, 133
Lincoln Laboratories, 133
Mayo, Alfred M., 149
Mayo Clinic, 233
McCabe, Edward A., 31, 32, 34, 35
McCarthy, C. J., 160
McCarthy, Sen. Joseph R.,6,186n,229
McCone, John A., 40, 43, 45, 62, 73-74, 103,112,114,129-131,134-137,141, 158, 172, 207, 221, 244, 255, 265, 269, 280, 297, 298, 301
McCone, Rosemary, 269
McCormack, Eleanor, 133
McCormack, Maj. Gen. James,132- 134
McCormack, John W., 6-7, 39, 46-47, 52, 59, 65-66, 81, 128, 151, 227
McDonnell, James S., Jr., 126, 165
McDonnell Aircratt Corp., 56n, 126, 165, 173, 197, 302, 303
McElroy, Camilla, 246
McElroy, Sec. of Def. Neil H.,6,10,11, 22, 75, 246
McGee, Frank, 144
McGuire, Edward Perkins, 285
Mclntyre, Cardinal James F. A., 269
McKelway, Benjamin M.,233,286,290
McKenney, J. D., 270
McKinney, Robert M., 36, 255
McKinsey and Company (see also Corson, Young), 8, 12, 29n, 57, 61, 92,123,150-151,176,197,215,223, 242, 250
McKnew, Thomas W., 214
McKnight, John, 253
McNamara, Robert F., 261n
McNaught [newspaper] Syndicate, 177
McNeely, Eugene J., 153
McPhee, H. Roemer, 52, 55
McSweeney, John M., 72
Meader, George, 55
Medaris, Maj. Gen. John B., 9, 10, 12, 22,70, 111
Countdown to Decision, 240
"Meet the Press," 115- 116, 211, 268, 303
[380] Mellon institute, 119
Mengel, John T., 170, 214
Menshikov, Mikhail, 37
Merchant, Livingston T., 44, 152, 172
Mercury (see Project Mercury under NASA)
Merriam, Robert E., 7, 35, 86
Mesthene, Dr., 196, 259
Metcalf, George, 209
meteorological satellites (see also Nimbus and Tiros I and II under NASA), 100, 108n, 109-116, 137, 202, 210, 232, 242, 243, 276, 277, 279
Mettler, Ruben F., 124, 129, 195
Metropolitan Club, 103
Miami University, 158
Mickelson, Sig, 117
Mickle, Will, 125
Middelfart, Gerd Gjems, 162-163
Middelfart, Peter A. H., 162- 163
Millett, John D. & Mrs., 158-159
Millis, John S., 164
Milton, Hugh M., 223, 224, 225
missile gap issue,31-32,40,44, 67,79, 90, 177
Mitchell, Elliott, 149
Mitchell, Sec. of Lab. James P., 88, 276, 277
Mittauer, Richard T., 149, 304
Modarelli, James J., 78, 210
Monroe, Donald, 195
Monroe, R. Adm. Jack Pendleton, 69
Monroney, Sen. A. S. Mike, 305
Morgan, Gerald D., 23, 33, 35, 52, 55,192
Morris, Delmar M., 51
Morris, Joseph Chandler, 154
Morris, Warren, 52
Morrow, Tom, 63, 115, 138
Morison, Robert S., 63, 65
Morse, Richard S., 45, 166, 172, 289
Morse, Robert Warren, 299
Moss, Sen. Frank E., 67
Mueller, Fritz, 306
Mundt, Sen. Karl E., 61
Murphy, Franklin, 169
Murray, Peter, 249-250

 

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Nassau, Jason John, 104
National Academy of Sciences, 15, 103,106, 108, 254
Space Science Board, 30
National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), 1-2, 4, 5, 16
Ames Aeronautical Laboratory, 11 n
National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958, 1,2
attempts to revise (see also Lyndon Johnson), 24-27, 33-34, 35, 38, 39, 46, 88, 92, 94, 1]2, 124, 126, 170, 171, 208, 217, 221, 271, 314
patent clause, 201 -202, 217, 271
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) aeronautics research, 132
Ames Research Center, 11,81 -82,83, 105,152n,175,184, 191, 245, 249, 266, 295
Apollo program, 36, 37, 191, 216217, 227, 242, 245, 255, 269, 274, 292, 297, 298, 303
apprentice system, 76n, 77
astronauts, 20n, 21, 95
astronomers, support of, 94-95
audit function, 256
bioscience advisory committee, 16, 33,42,63,65,74
budget, 2, 4, 9, 23-24, 57-58, 60, 63, 71, 77-78, 89, 105, 107, 118-119, 123, 128, 140, 143, 151, 155, 159, 162, 163-164, 167-168, 170, 172174, 177, 195, 203, 206, 207, 210, 238, 241, 242, 251-253, 255, 257, 264, 267, 270, 271, 273, 274, 276279 passim, 281, 282, 287, 292, 296, 303-304, 314-316
[381] Centaur rocket, 116, 183, 238, 242, 257
communications satellites (see also Echo, Relay, Telstar), 189- 190, 194, 196, 203, 205, 207, 209, 212, 221, 228-229, 232, 234, 236, 237, 242, 243, 244-245, 250, 251-257 passim, 260, 264, 269, 271, 278, 278, 281, 285-287, 290-292, 301-303, 306
congressional relations (see budget and names of individual congressmen and senators, listed in biographical appendix)
creation of, 1, 9
cultures within, 108n
Echo satellite, 49, 79, 101-102, 146, 154, 232, 234, 236, 285
film on, 178, 204
stamp commemorating, 210, 212, 289
Edwards Flight Research Center, 152n, 187-188
U-2 aircraft at, 188
environmental test chambers, 213
executive development program, 96, 166, 210, 223, 231, 288
Explorer VIII, 252n, 262n
flight testing versus ground testing, 166
Gemini program, 230n
geodetic satellite, 151 n
Goddard Space Flight Center, 5, 14, 132, 152n, 183, 184n, 191, 192193, 201n, 204, 269-270, 283, 288
Goddard Institute tor Space Studies, 285
theoretical division, 285, 297
Greenewalt Committee and, 29
international cooperation, 72, 74
inventions and contributions board, 142
ion engine, 150
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 12, 128,152n, 178, 182, 187,192-193, 241,301, 309
Goldstone Station, 204
Juno launch vehicle, 192-193, 252, 262
Kennedy Space Center (see Missile Firing Laboratory under Marshall Space Flight Center)
Kimpton Committee and, 29n, 68n,120-121, 141-143, 148-149, 151-152, 156, 158, 180, 182, 189, 199, 234, 237, 247, 249
Langley Research Center, 69, 76-77, 83, 132, 134-136, 152n, 178, 191, 193n, 201n, 227, 301
Lewis Research Center, 83, 11
On, 134, 152n, 300
astronaut training device at, 134
Plum Brook reactor site, 66, 73-74, 134-136, 141
life sciences in (see also Randt, Clark),16, 74-75, 79, 80, 98,149,175, 202, 221, 245-246, 290, 299
Little Joe launch vehicle, 33, 259n
location of headquarters, 166, 168-169
long-range plan, 18, 45, 142, 276
management analysis group, 189
Manned Spacecraft Center, 14- 15,152n, 175n, 228, 274
Mariner, 183n, 313
Marshall Spaceflight Center (see also DOD, ABMA), 77n, 83, 87, 88, 126, 152n, 193, 261-262, 275, 290, 298
dedication preparations and ceremony, 207-208, 214-215, 223-227
executive order naming, 95
Missile Firing Laboratory, 78n, 152n, 175, 261-262, 264
strike, 262, 268-269, 276, 277
maturity of organization, 302
[382] NASA-industry conference, 178,181, 182, 184-185, 189-191, 196, 275
Nimbus, 184, 190, 198-200, 205
Nova launch vehicle, 13n, 32
office space, 90
orbiting astronomical observatories project, 201, 208, 241, 283
orbiting geophysical observatories, 288
organizational issues (see also McKinsey and Company, Kimpton Committee), 8-9,92, 152, 190, 195, 197, 203, 242, 247, 267, 273
personnel issues (see also Bonney, Horner), 71, 72, 77, 83-84, 126, 176, 197, 223 pay, 72, 77, 270
physicals for senior staff, 181
Pioneer Ill, 12n
Pioneer V, 90n,91 -93,97-98,99,108, 125, 131, 178, 256n
plasma jet engine, 110
and the press/media, 10-11, 20, 21, 36, 51, 53, 56, 66-67, 79, 89, 93-94, 100, 103-104, 110, 112, 114, 116-117, 123, 125-126, 130, 143-144, 149, 158, 161, 164, 182, 193, 211-212, 220-222, 231, 238, 240, 253, 257, 268, 273, 275-276, 280, 283, 284, 286, 290, 300, 301 (see also public information under Glennan, T. Keith)
program control center, 98, 180
program management system, 98n, 123, 169, 193-194, 196, 210, 219
Project Comet, 141
project management, 203, 231, 248, 288
Project Mercury, 13, 15, 16, 56n, 58, 77,79,80,148,165-166,173,175, 180, 197-198, 214, 220, 243, 252, 256, 257, 259, 262, 275, 286, 290, 300, 313
avoidance of "circus" atmosphere in, 298
control center, 262
Mercury-Redstone launches, 259260, 273, 291, 300
recovery operation, 273
Project Ranger, 128, 130
Project Shotput (see also Echo), 101, 111
Project Sunflower, 119
Relay program, 302n, 303n, 313
reliability program, 208
Saturn program, 22-23, 29, 32, 40-47, 56n, 57, 104, 107, 180, 183, 206-207, 210, 216, 223, 237, 249, 255, 261-262, 303
C-2 version, 274
J-2 engine,75n, 96n, 107, 136, 137, 144, 149, 155, 158, 169, 185
Saturn I
S-4 stage, 63, 107n, 123- 126, 129131, 138
Saturn IB, 107n
Saturn V, 13n, 107n, 108n
F-1 engine, 13, 15, 75
scientific satellite program, 235
Scout booster, 13, 51, 69, 193n, 239
space exploration program council, 298
staffing of,8, 74, 83-84, 87, 163,235
study program, 302
Surveyor, 183n, 302, 309
Syncom project, 205n
Television Infrared Observation Satellite (TIROS) 1, 108n, 109-116, 122, 137-138, 190, 256
Telstar, 301, 303n, 313
Tiros 11, 276
10-year plan, 18n, 33, 45, 251, 264, 278, 292
Thor-Able (see separate entry under Thor)
Thor-Agena (see separate entry under [383] Thor)
Thor-Delta (see separate entry under Thor) tracking stations, 148, 153-154, 167, 170, 173, 178, 181, 183, 204
Wallops Island, 2, 33, 49, 75, 152,183, 239n, 259
Western Operations Off~ce, 85, 218, 223
Williamsburg conference, 246-248
zero-gravity research, 278
National Aeronautics and Space Council, 7, 18, 25, 33,40-46, 88, 124,126, 170n, 171, 296, 306
revamped by Kennedy administration, 314
National Aviation Club, 126
National Aviation Corporation, 286
National Bureau of Standards, 288
National Geographic Society, 214
National Labor Relations Board, 276
National Planning Association, 274
National Press Club, 280
National Science Foundation, 7, 125, 233
National Security Council, 7, 20, 44-45,110, 131, 204, 242, 245, 254, 259, 265, 280, 292, 297
Neumeyer, William, 274
Newell, Homer E., 100, 139, 205, 206, 285
Newlon, Frank Clarke, 103
Nike missile and launch vehicle, 110n
Nike-Asp launch vehicle, 109- 110
Nike-Cajun launch vehicle, 110n
Nippert, Edward W. and Mrs., 158
Nitze, Paul H., 29
Nixon, V.P. Richard M.,44,74,80,176, 217, 243, 250-251, 259, 263, 264-266, 291
on space program, 94
North, Warren J., 214
North American Aviation, Inc., 96-97, 190
Rocketdyne Division, 56n, 75, 96n, 136, 149-150, 185
Norton, Garry, 274
Nuclear Engine for Rocket Vehicle Applications (NERVA), 39n
Nunn, Robert G., Jr., 33, 45, 124, 189190, 194, 221, 228-229, 234, 236-237, 245, 256, 267, 269, 279, 281, 285, 287, 290, 306

 

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Oakes, John, 51
oceanography, 150
Odishaw, Hugh, 103
Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization, 212
O'Hearn, Charles M., 140, 242
Olin Foundation, 241
Operation Alert, 47
Operations Coordinating Board,7,132, 137
Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 186
Orion (see Project Orion)
Osmers, Frank C., Jr., 64
Ostertag, Harold C., 172, 306
Ostrander, Maj. Gen. Don Richard, 60, 64, 65, 82, 87, 103, 104, 108, 116, 117, 129, 137, 149, 158, 172, 177, 180, 183, 184, 190, 192-193, 201, 207, 208-209, 214, 247, 250, 260, 267, 292
Overhage, Carl F. J., 133

 

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Pace, Frank, Jr., 18, 280,297
Packard, John S., 3
Packard, Ruth, 3,4
Parker, John, 53
Parsons, John F., 105
Partridge, Gen. Earle Everard ("Pat"), 185-186
Patterson, Gov. John Malcolm, 225
Patterson, Morehead, 99, 120,152
Pavlov, Ivan Petrovich, 238-239
[384] Pearson, Nathan W., 99, 120
Percy, Charles H., 261
Perkins, Courtland, 169, 188, 281
Perkins, James A., 29, 99, 114,120-121, 169, 250, 284, 311
Perkins, Jean, 311
Perkins, Karen, 118
Perkins, Milo Randolph, 93, 118-20, 305
Pershing missile (see under DOD)
Persons, Maj. Gen. Wilton B. ("Jerry"), 6, 17, 38, 41, 43, 47, 58, 60, 66, 74, 80, 95,155, 205, 208, 215-216, 270, 278, 281, 287, 289
and transition to next administration, 267, 307
Phillips, Franklyn W.,33,63,64,67,88, 92,93,95,98,99,106,108,117,132, 136, 143, 145, 167, 193, 209, 235
Phoebus, Clifford P., 79
Pickering, William H.,54,83,106,111, 123, 183
Pierce, Harvey, 88
Pierce, John, 173, 203
Pillsbury, Philip W., 140
Pinkel, l. Irving, 278
Pioneer (see under NASA)
Pittmann, Frank K., 134
Plasmadyne, 158
Pogue, Forrest C., 207n
Polaris program (see under DOD)
Power, Donald, 69
Power, Gen. Thomas S., 165, 235, 236
Powers,FrancisGary, 145, 188n
Pratt & Whitney, 107n, 150n
President's Commission on National Goals, 280
President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC), 94, 139, 189, 193, 250, 255, 269, 291
Price, Don K., Jr., 284
Project Orion, 35
Project Rover (see under Rover)
Puckett, Allen E., 142-143
Purcell, Edward M., 29, 94, 304

 

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Quarles, Donald A., 2, 9, 10- 11, 22
Quesada, Lt. Gen. Elwood R. ("Pete"), 101, 127, 188, 196, 306
Quimby, Freeman H., 149
Quigley, James M., 61, 111
Quinlan, Bob, 208

 

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Raborn, V. Adm. William Francis, Jr., 216
Radio Corporation of America, 190, 197, 230, 302
Ramey, Jim, 122, 231
Ramo, Simon, 156, 164, 215, 238
Rand Coorporation,142,189,194, 196, 218, 232, 297
Randall, Clarence, 200
Randt, Clark T., 16, 65, 72, 74, 80, 81, 97, 98, 106, 173, 202, 221, 222, 246, 247-248, 249, 290
Ranger, Project (see under NASA)
Ravelle, Roger, 150
Redstone Arsenal (see Army Ballistic Missile Agency above under DOD)
Redstone launch vehicle (see Mercury-Redstone under NASA)
Rees, Eberhard F. M., 53, 166
Reichelderfer, Francis W.,116,202,277, 279
Reid, Henry J. E., 134- 136
Relay (see under NASA)
Remington Rand, 282
Republic Aviation Corp., 230
Republican National Finance Committee, 235
Reston, James Barrett ("Scotty"), 118119
Reston, Sarah Jane Fulton, 119
Rettaliata, John T., 7
Reuther, Victor G., 107
Revelle, Roger, 233
[385] Rhode, Richard V., 100
Ribicoff, Gov. Abraham A., 281
Rice University, 14, 263
Richardson, Sid, 46
Richmond, Millard, 32, 47, 70, 202, 221, 288, 307, 309
and Glennan's White House phone, 298
Richmond, Polly, 307, 309
Riehlman, R. Walter, 214
Rincliffe, George, 32
Robbins, Charles Edward, 149
Robinson, Fred, 286
Robinson, Marvin W., 268
Rocketdyne Division (see North American Aviation)
Rogers, Att. Gen. William P., 206
Roosevelt, Pres. Franklin D., 305
Rosen, Herbert H., 78, 95, 99, 105, 125, 149
Rosen, Milton W., 45, 65, 116
Rosenthal, Aaron, 126, 195, 202, 252, 273, 274, 278, 279
Rossi, Bruno, 304
Rostow, Walt W., 29
Rothrock, Addison M., 280
Roush, John Edward, 130
Rover program, 39n, 62, 65-66, 73, 103, 112-113, 117, 129, 136, 141, 158, 184, 190, 207, 221, 230, 231, 240, 244, 274, 280, 297, 298-299, 301, 303
Rubel, John, 250, 253-254, 265, 289, 305
Russell, Adm. James, 125
Russia (see Soviet Union)

 

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Salisbury, Morse, 117- 118
Saltonstall, Sen. Leverett, 131,155, 172
Sarnoff, Brig. Gen. David, 187
Saturn program (see under NASA)
Saulnier, Raymond J. ("Steve"), 200
Scammon, Richard, 259
Schary, Dore, 258
Schaub, William F., 210, 264
Schirra, Walter M., Jr., 20n, 21
Schomburg, Lt. Gen. August, 70, 104, 225, 261, 269
Schreiber, Louis, 244
Schriever, Gen. Bernard A., 19-20,220, 258, 269, 280, 281, 288
Schriever, Dora Brett, 269, 281
Schweitzer, Albert, 251
Scout booster (see under NASA)
Seaborg, Glenn T., 195
Seamans, Eugenia, 238, 288
Seamans, Robert C., Jr.
mentioned, 21, 172, 177- 179, 181, 189-190, 192, 197, 217, 221, 223, 227, 228, 230, 235, 238, 241, 245, 247-249, 256, 260, 273-275, 276, 278, 279, 281, 284, 285, 290, 292, 297, 306, 316
introduction to Eisenhower, 291
statement in Congress, 315
swearing in as associate administrator, 220
Seaver, William, 52
Seltzer, Louis, 123
Senate Space Committee, 252, 312
Sergeant missile and launch vehicle, 10, 13n, 262n
Shannon, James A., 195
Shapley, Harlow, 233
Shapley, Willis H., 180, 264, 267, 273-274, 278, 301
Sharp, Dudley C., 206, 284
Shea, Timothy E., 96, 119- 120, 198
Sheldon, Courtney, 21, 297
Shepard, Alan B., Jr., 20n, 21, 198n
Siegel, Gerald, 208
Siepert, Albert F., 8, 11, 61,72, 85, 87, 119, 137, 149, 166, 178, 182, 184, 202, 203, 210, 223, 257, 273, 274, 275, 276
Silverman, Laura, 177
Silverstein, Abe,4,36,82,96,108,156, [386] 170, 171, 175-177, 181, 183, 184, 190, 191, 199-200, 202, 205, 214, 228, 229, 230, 232, 241, 242, 260, 269-270, 274, 278, 284, 285, 286, 290, 301, 302, 303, 306
chaired party, 308
Simons, Howard, 268
Simmons, Henry, 161
Simmons, Jessie Glennan, 187,293,294
Simmons, John,187,208-211,222,293
Sisk, B[ernice] F., 60-61
Slayton, Donald K. ("Deke"), 20n, 21, 259
Sloan Foundation, Alfred P., 105n
Smith, Howard K., 36
Smith, Kent H., 3, 86,89, 104-105, 119, 134, 156, 164, 222, 271, 274, 277, 278, 294
farewell dinner, 310
Smith, Adm. Kirby, 182
Smith, Ray, 202
Smith, Thelma, 3
Smithsonian Institution, 172
Snow, C. P., 287-288
Snyder, Murray, 11, 224
Sohier, Walter D., 45, 196n, 229, 275
Soviet Union
cooperation with, 35-36, 72,100, 104,131-132, 137, 141
issue of competition with, 23, 31-32, 40, 51, 94, 212, 214, 217, 239, 269, 304, 311, 315
Pacific test range, 39-40, 51
Russian educators, 86
spacecraft, 1,145-146,209,217,239, 280
and U.N., 54, 161, 238, 283-284
Space Council (see National Aeronautics and . . .)
Spahr, Charles E., 281
Sparkman, Sen. John J.,61,70,160,167
special assistant to the president for science and technology ("science advisor"; see also Killian, Kistiakowsky, Wiesner), 265
Spencer, Steven, 257
Spilhaus, Athelstan F., 233
Spivak, John, 268
Spivak, Lawrence, 115, 268
Sputnik 1, 1
Sputnik V, 209
Stack, John, 176
Stanford Research Institute, 83, 253, 266
Staats, Elmer B., 42, 57, 60, 70, 176, 180, 207, 242, 251, 282, 290, 301
Standard Oil Co., 232, 281
Stanley, Wendell M., 233
Stans,Maurice H.,16, 34, 41, 43, 44, 47, 70,143,164-165, 167-168,175,176, 180, 207, 246, 267, 270, 271, 276, 277, 279, 281, 282, 284, 299
Stanton, Frank, 29, 53, 69, 176
State, Department of (see also Herter, Christian), 112, 114, 176- 177, 183, 196, 197, 241, 248
Stauflacher, Charles, 68, 120
Steers, Newton Ivan, Jr., 231
Steichen, Edward, 214
Stein, Joseph A., 214, 265, 267
Stempler, Jack L., 142
Stennis, Sen. John C., 69, 71, 81, 105, 201
Stephens, Thomas E., 155
Steven, William P., 233
Stevens, Robert T. B., 6
Stevenson, Gov. Adelai E., 305
Stever, H. Guyford, 300
Stewart, Homer J., 33, 45, 89, 90, 154, 169, 181, 200, 203, 245, 251, 264, 278, 289
Stone, Don, 127
Stone, Marvin, 130
Stone, Walker, 233
Stratton, Julius A., 133
Stratton, Samucl S., 70
[387] Stroud, William G., Jr., 170
Strauss, Sec. of Commerce Lewis, 114, 186, 289
Stuhlinger, Ernst, 60
Stumpneck, Maryland (see under DOD, Naval Research Laboratory)
supersonic transport (see under FAA)
Summerfield, Postm. Gen. Arthur, 210, 212
Sunrise at Campobello, 258
Symington, Sen. Stuart, 17- 18, 40-41, 93
System for Nuclear Auxiliary Power (SNAP)-8 project, 96, 103

 

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Taber, John, 172
Taggart, Joseph H., 266
Taggert, Maurice, 128-129
Taylor, Philip Brodt, 125
Teague, Olin E., 60, 306
Television Infrared Observation Satellite (TIROS) I (see under NASA)
Teller, Edward, 211, 227, 233
Telstar (see under NASA, Bell Telephone Laboratories)
Temco, 160
Tepper, Morris, 210, 232, 242
Texas A&M, 112-113
Texas Oil and Gas Association, 233
Thomas, Albert, 14, 15, 60, 66, 71-72, 77-78, 93, 95, 110, 118, 123, 128, 172, 214, 296
Thompson, Floyd L. ("Tommy"), 136, 178
Thompson, Howard, 263
Thompson,Shelby, 118,127, 136,141, 144, 147, 149, 167, 173, 182, 193, 197, 203, 249, 265, 267, 268, 274-275, 279, 290
Thompson-Ramo-Wooldridge, Inc. (TRW), 103, 108, 119, 164, 215
Space Technology Laboratories, 108, 131, 174, 195, 218, 255-256, 260, 282, 288
Thomson, George, 299
Thor missile and launch vehicle, 13,27, 85
Thor-Able launch vehicle, 90-92, 256
Thor-Agena launch vehicle, 255
Thor-Delta launch vehicle, 146, 235
Titan missile and launch vehicle, 22, 84
Trapnell, Ned, 197
Trudeau, Arthur G., 10
Truman, Pres. Harry S., 94n, 175
Tulane University, 154
Twining, Gen. Nathan F., 44, 234-235
200 K (see NASA, Saturn, J-2 engine)
 
 

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U-2 incident (see also Eisenhower and), 167, 173, 213, 220-222
Ubell, Earl, 233
Ulmer, Ralph E., 119, 279
United Aircraft Corp., 242
United Givers' Fund, 230-231
United Kingdom, Foreign Office, 177
United Nations (U.N.), 238
Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, 161, 268n
conference on space activities (proposed), 54, 161, 197, 283
United Research, 52
United Service Organization (USO) auditorium, 114, 240
United States Information Agency (USIA), 99, 113, 143, 171, 180, 205, 210, 253
Voice of America, 234
Radio Free Europe, 269
University of California at Los Angeles, 260
Urey, Harold, 233
USSR (see Soviet Union)
 

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Valley Forge, 291
Vandenberg Air Force Base (see under DOD)
[388] Vanguard Project, 1, 97, 256n
Van Horn, Estelle, 268
Van Horn, Kent, 268
Van Keuren, Katherine M., 182
Veterans Administration, 306
Victory, John F., 189
von Braun, Wernher, 9, 22-23, 40, 53, 60, 64, 82, 87, 104, 108, 123, 129130, 167, 172, 183, 206, 225-226, 249, 261
speeches, 151
 

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Wade, Maj. (later Lt.) Gen. David, 84
Wakelin, James H., Jr., 45
Walker, Roy (see Walter, L. Rohe)
Wallace, Al, 115
Waller, Fletcher, 120
Wasielewski, Eugene W., 241
Wallops Island (see under NASA)
Walter, L. Rohe, 212n War Production Board, 76
Washburn, Abbott M., 99
Waterman, Alan T., 7, 42,44, 230, 243
Watson, Mark S., 10
Watson, Dick, 261
Watson, Thomas J., Jr., 90, 261
Watts, Fred, 55, 57, 275, 277
Weather Bureau (see also Reichelderfer), 116, 202, 243
Weaver, Warren, 233
Webb,James E.,23,108n,251,311-317 passim
Welch, Edward C., 314
Werner, Bishop Hazen G., 158
Western Reserve University, 164
Westinghouse Electric Corporation, 208, 230, 283, 287
Westland, Jack, 64
Wexler, Harry A., 116
Wheaton, Anne W., 47
Whitcover, Jules, 52
White, Gen. Thomas D., 19, 124, 171-172, 206, 284, 287, 300
interest in becoming NASA administrator, 283
Whitman, Ann, 224
Whitman, Walter G., 196, 254
Whitney, Jack, 96
Whittier, Sumner, 306
Wiesner, Jerome, 273
Wiesner report, 304, 307
Wiggins, James Russell, 233, 286, 290
Wilcox, Francis O., 161
Wiley, Sen. Alexander, 107, 201, 211, 226
Williams, A. L., 261
Williams, Frank, 242
Williams, Gov. G. Mennen, 281
Williams, John Bell, 89
Williams, Ross Norman, 33n
Williams,Walter C., 176
Williamsburg (see it, project management, and executive development under NASA)
Willner, William, 59
Wilson, Meredith, 169
Wilson, V. Adm. R. E., 19n
Wilson, Robert E., 232, 297, 298
Wilson, Lt. Gen. Roscoe, 283
Wisconsin State College, 163
Wooldridge, Dean E., 109, 164
Wooldridge, Jack, 196
Worthington, Leslie B., 237
Wright, John David, 108, 109, 164
Wright Orville and Wilbur, I
Wright Memorial Trophy, 291
Wriston, Henry, 157, 280, 286
Wyatt, DeMarquis D.,36,144,182,206
 

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X- 15 program, 83, 99-100, 187, 188n, 204

 

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Yale University, 235, 242-243
engineering school, 242
Yates, Lt. Gen. Donald N., 277
Yeomans, R. Adm. E[lmer] [389] ("Buddy"), 82, 86
Ylvisaker, Paul, 284
York, Herbert F., 9, 10,22,45,50n,7476, 92, 106, 124, 142, 188, 201, 217, 235, 240, 250, 269
honorary degree, 156
York, Sybil, 156
Young, John ("Jack") Donald, 92, 123, 143, 149-151, 197, 223
Young, Sen. Stephen M., 64, 108
 
 
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Zanzibar, 173- 177, 183, 195
Zhukov, Soviet Min. of Def. Georgi K.,153
Zuckert, Barbara, 207
Zuckert, Eugene M., 136, 207, 297


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