Washington D.C. Not published, 1971. First Edition. Unbound. Octavo (8vo). Very good+ condition. Item #017080
One-page typed letter, on NASA stationery and dated May 27, 1971, signed by Wernher von Braun as Deputy Associate Administrator of NASA. An educator in training has asked von Braun about the value or worth of mathematics in the education of children. In response, von Braun states "...if a young person examines his daily life, and his future, in terms of his need for and use of numbers, calculations, even counting, he will come to understand that a knowledge of mathematics is an essential..." Folded in thirds where to fit in an envelope; mailing envelope is present.