Bookends, Langley Research Center, James Webb

Bookends, Langley Research Center, James Webb

     

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Langley Research Center gave these bookends to James Webb in January 1969. Webb, Administrator of NASA from February 1961 to October 1968, presided over the tremendous growth of the agency and numerous successful unmanned and manned space flight programs. Langley Research Center was originally established under the predecessor National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics and was transferred to the newly-created NASA in October 1958.

Gift of James Webb

Country of Origin
United States of America

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Hangar
James S. McDonnell Space Hangar

Type
MEMORABILIA-People

Materials
Bookends are wood with brass plaques and citation plates. Wood storage case.
Dimensions
Overall: 1 ft. tall x 6 1/2 in. wide x 3 in. deep (30.5 x 16.5 x 7.6cm)

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Langley Research Center gave these bookends to James Webb in January 1969. Webb, Administrator of NASA from February 1961 to October 1968, presided over the tremendous growth of the agency and numerous successful unmanned and manned space flight programs. Langley Research Center was originally established under the predecessor National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics and was transferred to the newly-created NASA in October 1958.

Gift of James Webb

Country of Origin
United States of America

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Hangar
James S. McDonnell Space Hangar

Type
MEMORABILIA-People

Materials
Bookends are wood with brass plaques and citation plates. Wood storage case.
Dimensions
Overall: 1 ft. tall x 6 1/2 in. wide x 3 in. deep (30.5 x 16.5 x 7.6cm)

ID: A19840193000