National Air and Space Museum Archives

Apollo Project Rescue Operations Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.1998.0039
Creators:
Lockheed Missiles and Space Company
Dates:
1968-1971
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.9 Cubic feet
(2 legal document boxes)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of a set of manuals for the following two series: "Lunar Mission Safety and Rescue" (1970 -1971); and "Emergency Earth Orbital Escape Device Study" (1968-1971). There are also a few additional items relating to the patent of the Emergency Earth Orbital Escape Device.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
In the late 1960s, Lockheed Missiles and Space Company had a contract with the Manned Spacecraft Center, NASA, to conduct parametric analyses of various escape devices (with emphasis on a three-man, single purpose escape system) for the Apollo Project.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Louis A. Delateur, gift, 1998, 1998-0039, public domain

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

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Keywords
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Repository Contact
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