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Image title: 
Beggs, Boyne listen to Challinor speech
Credit line: 
National Aeronautic and Space Administration, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection

With the Viking Lander I engineering model looming in the background, NASA administrator James Beggs (seated left) and National Air and Space Museum director Walter Boyne (seated right) listen intently as assistant secretary for science and the Smithsonian David Challinor, expresses the Smithsonian's pride in acquiring ownership of the spacecraft.

Photo date: 
Beggs, James Montgomery, 1926-