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Carl Sagan Project A119 Archive

Remarkable and historically important archive comprised of Sagan’s personnel file from the time of his employment at the Armour Research Foundation at the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1958–59, during which time he worked on Project A119—a plan to detonate a nuclear bomb on the moon. The file includes his original job application, several documents concerning security clearances, various payroll cards and documents, and other general human resources documents.

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Posted by on December 19, 2014 in Carl Sagan


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