National Aeronautics and Space Council

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The National Aeronautics and Space Council, November 29th 1962, front row from left to right Maxwell W. Hunter, Edward C. Welsh, VP Lyndon B. Johnson, Charles S. Sheldon, Thomas E. Dolan. Others in attendance that day included George Reedy, Henry G. Edler, Russell W. Hale, Richard Hirsch, Edward Lacey, Paul Means, Robert H. Resnick, Horace Busby and Burton I. Edelson.

The NASC was first created by the Space Act under President Eisenhower. The chairman was supposed to the President of the United States. President Kennedy had the act revised so that the Vice President could be chairman.