Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Morrison Knudsen Corperation Contractor
United States Air Force Architect
1958/00/00 NASA Architect Army Missile Firing Laboratory (MFL), then working on the Saturn rocket project under the direction of Kurt Debus, is transferred to NASA
1958/01/31 United States successfully enters the space race withthe launch of the Army's scientific satellite Explorer I

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Particulars for Cape Canaveral Air Force Station:
Historic Use Air facility
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Communications
Area of Significance Engineering
Owner Federal
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance National
Historic Use Park
Area of Significance Science
Area of Significance Transportation

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 16th April 1984

Registry Name: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Registry Address: Launch Pads 5, 6, 13, 14, 19, 26, 34 and Mission Control Center
Registry Number: 84003872
Resource Type: District
Owner: Federal
Architect: NASA; US Air Force
Architectural Style: No style listed
Area in Acres: 132
Contributing Buildings: 1
Contributing Structures: 6
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering, Science, Communications
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Significance of less than fifty years
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1975-2000, 1925-1949
Significant Year: 1949
Historic Function: Landscape, Defense
Historic Sub-Function: Air facility, Park
Current Function: Defense, Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Air facility Park

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