- A worker inspecting finished beryllium parts at the Visioneering Company - Sarasota, Florida
- Photographed in April, 1959.
- These rocket and missile component parts made at the Visioneering Company are meticulously made from the rare metal beryllium. This light-but-strong materials is able to withstand such tremendous heat variations that it is slated to be used in the Project Mercury space capsule that will orbit the first U.S. man around the earth. Critical dimensions of the parts shown here are held to within 1/25,000,000 of an inch.
- 1 photoprint - b&w - 4 x 5 in.
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