Collection Item Summary:
View taken at presentation ceremony for the donation of the General Electric rocket camera [A19610143000], held in the Aircraft Building, February 28, 1961. George Louis Haller (Vice-President, Defense Electronics Division, General Electric) is speaking at the podium and seated behind him are National Air Museum Director Phillip S. Hopkins (left) and Smithsonian Secretary Leonard Carmichael. In front of the platform is a table which holds both the camera and the data capsule that carried it.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Space surveillance