National Air and Space Museum Archives

Ray L. Newburn Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.1998.0058
Creators:
Newburn, R. L. (Ray L.)
Dates:
[ca. 1950s-1960s]
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1.8 Cubic feet
(4 legal document boxes)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of publications and memoranda from JPL relating to Newburn's work with the Laboratory, as well as correspondence with colleagues, including Marcia Neugebauer and H.C. Urey.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Ray Leon Newburn (1933-), noted lunar and planetary scientist, first came to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) as a summer employee, after pursuing graduate study in astronomy at the California Institute of Technology. In his long tenure with JPL, he participated in the development of plans for lunar and planetary exploration and planetary models for mission design, served as JPL representative to NASA's Space Sciences Steering Committee's Astronomy Subcommittee and help establish the Table Mountain Observatory in 1962.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Joseph Tatarewicz, David DeVorkin, Division of Space History, NASM, transfer, 1998, 1998-0058, unknown

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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