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Transition: Martin Marietta Scientists & Engineers Keeping Pace With Tomorrow

Martin Marietta recruiting brochure in book format created to lure top scientists to Orlando, circa 1960. VIEW.

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By way of background, the Martin Company experienced a sharp transition from aircraft to spacecraft in the mid-fifties.

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At the height of this transition, a new Division was formed within the Martin Company. Its primary mission was to design, develop, and produce vital missile and electronic systems for our country’s armed forces. The year was 1957- the Division was Martin/Orlando.

Robert Buck, who was recruited by Martin Marietta in 1960 to write recruiting material, describes the Transition brochure and the work of the Martin Marietta Presentations Department in this excerpt from an oral history interview on March 14, 2014. LISTEN (16:06).

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Transitions: Martin Marietta Scientists & Engineers Keeping Pace With Tomorrow

Martin Marietta recruiting brochure in book format created to lure top scientists to Orlando, circa 1960. VIEW above.

Excerpt:

By way of background, the Martin Company experienced a sharp transition from aircraft to spacecraft in the mid-fifties.

Expansion

At the height of this transition, a new Division was formed within the Martin Company. Its primary mission was to design, develop, and produce vital missile and electronic systems for our country's armed forces. The year was 1957- the Division was Martin/Orlando.

Robert Buck, who was recruited by Martin Marietta in 1960 to write recruiting material describes the Transitions brochure and the work of the Martin Marietta Presentations Department in this excerpt from an oral history interview on March 14, 2014. LISTEN (16:06).

 


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