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NASA Johnson Space CenterJohnson Space Center was established in 1961 as the Manned Spacecraft Center. In 1973, the Center was renamed in honor of the late President and Texas native, Lyndon B. Johnson. From the early Gemini, Apollo and Skylab projects to today's Space Shuttle and International Space Station Programs, the Center continues to lead NASA's efforts in human space exploration.

About Johnson Space Center
http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/info/aboutjsc.html

Johnson Space Center 50th Anniversary
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/johnson/about/history/jsc50/index.html

JSC History Collection
http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/info/history/history_collection.htm

Johnson Space Center: 1958-1978
Houston History Magazine

http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/history/HouHistory/index.htm

Suddenly, Tomorrow Came: a History of Johnson Space Center
http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/history/suddenly_tomorrow/suddenly.htm

Ellington Field: A Short History, 1917-1963
http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/history/ellington/Ellington.pdf

JSC Human Spaceflight History Web Site
http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/history/

NASA U.S. Spacesuit Knowledge Capture Program
http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/history/spacesuits/index.htm

JSC Human Spaceflight History Web Site
http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/history/

JSC News Releases since 1961
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/johnson/news/releases/index.html

Space Weekly News Roundup - 2000 to present
http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/roundup/online/

Space Weekly News Roundup - 1961-2001
http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/history/roundups/roundups.htm

1961 NASA Press Release Announcing Manned Space Flight Center
http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/history/jsc40/memo_1a.html

September 19, 1961 Space Task Group Memo Announcing Location Manned Spacecraft Center
http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/history/jsc40/memo_1.html

October 19, 1961 NASA Space Task Group Memo Establishing Manned Spacecraft Center
http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/history/jsc40/memo_2.htm

   
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