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The way it was: Big-name visitors

Jun 23, 2014 From staff reports

During the excitement of the 1960s "space race," Fremont County caught space fever as well. NASA astronauts were frequent visitors to the Lander One Shot ...


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Dignitaries arriving at Riverton Regional Airport for Fremont County Space Day 50 years ago included, seated from left, Wyoming U.S. Sen. Milward Simpson, U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Curtis LeMay and Gov. Cliff Hansen, pictured June 4, 1964. File photo

Dignitaries arriving at Riverton Regional Airport for Fremont County Space Day 50 years ago included, seated from left, Wyoming U.S. Sen. Milward Simpson, U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Curtis LeMay and Gov. Cliff Hansen, pictured June 4, 1964. File photo


Dignitaries arriving at Riverton Regional Airport for Fremont County Space Day 50 years ago included, seated from left, Wyoming U.S. Sen. Milward Simpson, U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Curtis LeMay and Gov. Cliff Hansen, pictured June 4, 1964. File photo

Dignitaries arriving at Riverton Regional Airport for Fremont County Space Day 50 years ago included, seated from left, Wyoming U.S. Sen. Milward Simpson, U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Curtis LeMay and Gov. Cliff Hansen, pictured June 4, 1964. File photo

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