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    National Aeronautic Association's "Request for Registration of First Priority Achievements for United State Unmanned Space Flight" Book (1972) from the Archives of Soviet General Nikolai Kamanin. A softbound book, 8" x 10.5", "A compilation of pertinent data... Submitted to National Aeronautic Association, Federation Aeronautique Internationale". This was compiled by S. A. Sjoberg and C. R. Huss, chairman and vice chairman of the NAA's Contest and Records Board in cooperation with the Johnson Space Center; it lists U.S. achievements in the areas of Scientific, Technology, and Operational from 1958 to 1972 for FAI recognition as world records. Some of these include: "Discovery of Earth Radiation Belts (Van Allen Belts); "First Scientific Data from Venus (Mariner II); "First Close-up Lunar Photographs (Ranger VII); and "First Lunar Liftoff (Surveyor 6)". Each "Unmanned U.S. Space Record" is given a full page with all details. A very rare book especially coming from a ranking official in the Soviet space program.

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