Chariots for Apollo : a history of manned lunar spacecraft by Courtney G Brooks; James M Grimwood; Loyd S Swenson; United

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Lee, Richard B. Ferguson, and Ralph S. Sawyer looked into designs for onboard systems. This sort of work gave them the confidence they needed to act as monitors for the study contractors and an opportunity to compare their designs with those submitted by industrial experts. html (1 of 6)4/7/2006 10:33:23 AM Chariots For Apollo, ch1-7 Johnson, Owen E. Maynard, Strass, Robert E. Vale, and Kenneth C. 45 When the time came to draw up early specifications for Apollo - the technical aspects of the program NASA Headquarters left its spacecraft and booster design people alone.

1, 7-8. 53. Rosholt, Administrative History, pp. 152-53; Ad Hoc Saturn Study Committee, "Presentation of Results of Saturn Study," 30 Sept. , Low, "Saturn Requirements for Project Apollo, Presentation to Space Exploration Council, September 30, 1960," 29 Sept. 1960. 54. , "Manned Lunar Landing Program," 17 Oct. 1960. 55. James M. Grimwood, Project Mercury: A Chronology, NASA SP-4001 (Washington, 1963), pp. 11718; Gilruth to staff, "Change in organization of the Space Task Group," 1 Sept. 1960; Markley to all FSD groups, "Trip Report," 21 Nov.

1960. 58. Dryden, interview, Washington, 1 Sept. 1965; Dryden to Emme, "Eisenhower-Kennedy transition," 27 Sept. 1965; NASA, "Fiscal Year 1962 Estimates, Manned Space Flight: Project Apollo," 5 Sept. , "Instructions to Manned Lunar Landing Task Group," 6 and 9 Jan. 1961. 59. Eldon W. " 60. Low to Assoc. , NASA, "Transmittal of Report Prepared by Manned Lunar Working Group," 7 Feb. , "A Plan for Manned Lunar Landing," January 1961; Hall, "Manned Lunar Exploration Working Group"; Hall to Rosen and Asst.

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