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Air Force Surgeon General checks X-15
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated April 3, 1961 reads "Lt. Col. Rowan shows Gen. Niess rocket ship." The article partially reads "One of the nation's top space medicine experts recently praised the work of the Edwards Air Force Base Flight Test Center's Bioastronautics technicians in their investigation of problems of man's reaction to space flight."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Niess, Oliver K.--(Oliver Kunze),--1903-1998
United States.--Air Force--Officers
Air Force Flight Test Center (U.S.)
Men--California--Edwards Air Force Base
Surgeons general (Military personnel)--California--Edwards Air Force Base
Physicians--California--Edwards Air Force Base
Armed Forces--Officers
X-15 (Rocket aircraft)
Rocket planes--California--Edwards Air Force Base
Air bases--United States
Edwards Air Force Base (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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