SP-4310 Way Station to Space

 

- [pii-iv] Illustrations -

 


Launch of the Skylab space station aboard the last Saturn V rocket from the Kennedy Space Center on May 14, 1973.

[Launch of the Skylab space station aboard the last Saturn V rocket from the Kennedy Space Center on May 14, 1973. NASA photo S73-26912. Chris Gamble, html editor]

 

"The mastery of space is man's greatest adventure and his most inspiring undertaking. It should spur us to maximum effort. The nation which mastered all man's earthly environment- land, sea, and air owes its destiny the mastery of the limitless environment of space."

Wernher von Braun, 1960


 

1. President John F. Kennedy.

2. Map of Fee Area, Buffer Zone.

3. Logtown Sawmill.

4. Senator John C. Stennis.

5. Area Map of Mississippi and Louisiana Area.

6. Flag Raising at Rouchon.

7. Captain Fortune Meets with Corps.

8. First Tree Felled.

9. Aerial of Harbor and Waterway.

10. Von Braun Studies Construction.

11. Von Braun Greets Picayune Admirers.

12. Excavation for Test Stand.

13. Navigation Lock and Bascule Bridge.

14. Webb inspects Site.

15. Foundation Laid for S-II Stand.

16. Jackson M. Balch.

17. First Test.

18. Stennis in Test Control Center.

19. S-IC Booster Test Fired.

20. S-II Flight Booster Hoisted into Stand.

21. BOMEX Computer.

22. Apollo 11 Launch.

23. Camille Damage.

24. Astronauts Visit.

25. Coast Guard Welcomed.

26. Balch Leads the Way.

27. Army Ammunition Plant.

28. Remote Camera Catches SSME Firing.

29. Henry F. Auter.

30. Stennis Welcomed Aboard.

31. Fuel Afloat for Shuttle Engines.

32. Harry Johnstone.

33. SSME Hoisted into Stand.

34. Stennis Dances a "Jig".

35. Ronnie Pearson.

36. Technology Transfer Center Dedication.

37. Fletcher Views SSME Test.

38. Stennis Space Center Dedication.

39. "Testing the Way".

40. Discovery Launch.

41. Stennis Enjoys Old Timers' Day.

42. Estess Talks with SSC Engineers.

43. Commercial Hybrid Engine Firing.

44. Daniel S. Goldin.

45. Deer Pauses During Firing.

46. SSC Propulsion Facilities.

47. Senator Lott and Roy Estess.


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