Roger D. Launius

Roger D. Launius

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Roger D. Launius was a Chief Historian for NASA with 10 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2003 Forum as a Chair for the Space History Department in the National Air and Space Museum. The year with the most videos was 2006 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2016 with an average of 773 views per program as an Associate Director for Collections and Curatorial Affairs in the National Air and Space Museum. Most common tags: Space, Cold War, U.S. History.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2002 - Present Associate Director, Collections and Curatorial Affairs, National Air and Space Museum Videos: 1 c. January 1, 2011 - Present Senior Curator, Space History Department, National Air and Space Museum Videos: 3 c. January 1, 2003 - Present Chair, Space History Department, National Air and Space Museum Videos: 5

Previously

Chief Historian, NASA c. January 1, 1990 - c. January 1, 2002 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • Apollo Program

    Apollo Program

    Former NASA chief historian Roger Launius talked about the history of the Apollo program. He described how the Cold War influenced…

  • NASA Viking Mission to Mars

    NASA Viking Mission to Mars

    NASA historians discussed the Viking program, which landed the first U.S. spacecraft on Mars on July 20, 1976. They also…

  • Briefing on Space Travel

    Briefing on Space Travel

    On American History TV -a look at the history of space exploration. Panelists include representatives from NASA and the…

  • 50th Anniversary of Project Mercury

    50th Anniversary of Project Mercury

    On May 5, 1961, Alan Shepard became the first American in space, making a brief suborbital mission that marked the first manned launch of…

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