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Howard Benedict papers

Identifier: SCU-RBSC-2017-9

This small (1 folder) collection contains correspondence, notes and interviews with astronauts related to Benedict's reporting on the Apollo 17 mission.


  • 1972


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

All rights reside with the creator/repository. For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact Rare Books and Special Collections.


1 folder

Biographical / Historical

Howard Benedict (1928-2005) was an award winning aerospace writer for the Associated Press. In his 37-year career with the AP, Benedict covered more than 2,000 missile and rocket launches, including 65 human flights from Alan Shepard's historic "Light this candle!" ride in 1961 to the 34th Shuttle mission in 1990.

Custodial History

Gift, 2017

This collection of papers was previously in the possession of Silvia Wise, an administrative assistant with NASA during the 1970s. Wise was responsible for coordinating activities between reporters and NASA personnel.

Repository Details

Part of the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections Repository

Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library
1322 Greene Street
Columbia SC 29208 USA
(803) 777-3847

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