James E. Webb

James E. Webb

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Edwin Webb was an American government official who served as the second administrator of NASA from February 14, 1961 to October 7, 1968. Webb oversaw NASA from the beginning of the Kennedy administration through the end of the Johnson administration, thus overseeing all the critical first manned launches in the Mercury through Gemini programs, until just before the first manned Apollo flight. He also dealt with the Apollo 1 fire. The planned Earth-orbiting astronomical observatory originally called the Next Generation Space Telescope was renamed in 2002 as the James Webb Space Telescope to honor Webb's accomplishmentsshow more

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 245g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134958158
  • 9786134958158