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Photograph was edited for publication purposes Photograph caption dated January 29, 1960 reads, "Civilian scientist Charles B. Moore, center, tries out space suit prior to 16-hour and 14-minute balloon flight during which Moore observed planet Venus last November at 15 miles above the earth. At right is Bill Wichman, project manager at Librascope, San Fernando Valley, Glendale and all-California firm, which built the Startracker device that enabled Moore and Navy Commander Malcolm Ross to keep a 'fix on the planet.' Morris Birnbaum, Librascope senior engineer, is at left."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
Moore, Charles B.,--1920-2010 General Precision Systems, Inc.--Librascope Group--Employees Scientists Electronic industry workers Men Space suits Forests and forestry Group portraits Portrait photographs Valley Times Collection photographs