Herget, Paul. The first astronauts: 2nd Dirk Brouwer Memorial Prize Lecture, American Astronomical Society, U. of Maryland, 1980

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Abstract/Description: A reminiscence of Herget's years in the space program, beginning in 1955. Herget discusses his association with the Mercury project and the development of the rocket itself in some technical detail.
Subject(s): Herget, Paul, 1908-
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Employees
Project Mercury (U. S.)
Astronomers -- Biography
Astronautics -- United States -- History
Space probes
Space sciences -- United States
Rockets (Aeronautics) -- Technological aspects