Kissinger, Henry A
(1923-) Jewish American academic, US National Security Assistant, 1969-1973; Secretary of State, 1973-1977. Pursued detente with Soviet Union, leading to missile reductions, ABM/ASAT agreements, and Apollo-Soyuz Test Project.
Henry A. Kissinger was assistant to the president for National Security Affairs, 1969-1973, and secretary of state thereafter until 1977. In these positions, he was especially involved in international aspects of spaceflight, particularly the joint Soviet/American flight, the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project, in 1975.
Birth Place: Jewish.
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Launius, Roger D, NASA Chief Historian, NASA History Office Home Page, Web Address when accessed: here.
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