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Gagarin, Yuri Alekseyevich 1934-1968  Search this
Fogel, Lawrence J  Search this
Konecci, Eugene B  Search this
General Dynamics Corporation Astronautics Division  Search this
United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration Office of Advanced Research and Technology  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints;
Black-and-white photographs
Soviet Union
Standing left to right: Eugene B. Konecci (1925-1992), Director of Biotechnology and Human Research, Office of Advanced Research and Technology, NASA, presents a book to Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin (1934-1968), the first man to travel into space. The author of the book, Lawrence J. Fogel (1928-2007), senior staff scientist, Astronautics Division, General Dynamics Company, is seated at left. The photograph was taken between 1962 and 1964.
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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-1796
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Aeronautics--History  Search this
Astronautics  Search this
Space flight  Search this
Manned space flight  Search this
Aerospace industries  Search this
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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-1796]
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