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Space History Photo: Edmund Callaghan with Cryogenic Magnet

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(Image credit: Al Lukas.)

In this historical photo from the U.S. space agency, Edmund Callaghan is pictured with the Cryogenic Magnet at the Electric Propulsion Research Building on April 9, 1963.

This facility is found at the Lewis Research Center, now known as John H. Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio.

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