Presidential leadership in the development of the U.S. Space Program

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor , [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va
Conferences., Histories., Leadership., NASA space programs., Politics., Space explora
Statementedited by Roger D. Launius and Howard E. McCurdy.
Series[NASA technical memorandum] -- TM-110107., HHR -- 59., NASA technical memorandum -- 110107.
ContributionsLaunius, Roger D., McCurdy, Howard E., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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