Miniature Book News # 18: 1969 December Page: 1
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MINIATURE BOOK NEWS
Number 18 16 Dromara Rd., St. Louis, Mo. 63124 D c. ber 1969
MINIATURE BOOK GOES
TO THE MOON!
The letter reproduced below from astronaut
Edwin Aldrin to A. St. Onge speaks
for itself. We congratulate Mr. St. Onge for
this coup. Truly, miniature books are
Robert Hutchings Goddard -
Father of the Space Age
: NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION
MANNED SPACECRAFT CENTER
.~~i~~l~~ "'":':~f.~ ~HOUSTON, TEXAS 77058
IN REPLY REFER TO: CB September 26, 1969
Achille J. St. Onge
7 Arden Road
Please accept my sincere thanks for your sending me two
of your miniature books. The book entitled "Robert
Hutchings Goddard-Father of the Space Age" was flown to
the moon on board Apollo 11. Unfortunately we were not
permitted to leave items such as this on the lunar surface.
It is my intention, with your permission, to retain
possession of this book for future presentation either
to Mrs. Goddard directly or to the Goddard Library at
Clark University. I trust that this action would meet
with your approval.
Thank you for your thoughtfulness and your best wishes
for success on our mission.
Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr.
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