Grumman Apollo Lunar Module Propulsion Reports and Photographs [Arons]

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2005.0010
Creators:
Arons, Raymond, 1941 -
Dates:
bulk 1963 - 1969
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.72 Cubic Feet
(2 box)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of the following material documenting the work of Grumman on the Apollo Lunar Module propulsion systems: sixteen reports prepared by Raymond Arons, propulsion engineer for Grumman; two reports prepared by the Grumman Propulsion Analytic Group; one report prepared by NASA; and twenty-five photographs taken by NASA, TRW and Grumman of the Apollo White Sands Test Facility (WSTF).

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Raymond Arons (1941- ) received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1962. Arons started his career as a Lunar Module Propulsion Engineer on the Apollo Project for Grumman Aerospace. As Chief Data Analyst at the White Sands, New Mexico Apollo Test Facility, Arons tested the Lunar Module engines and analyzed large data sets to validate NASA's ability to land astronauts on the moon and return them safely to earth. In 1969, Arons turned to the field of medicine and received his Masters (1976) and Doctorate (1983) from the School of Public Health, Columbia University. Arons now teaches at the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Raymond R. Arons, Gift, 2004

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Grumman Apollo Lunar Module Propulsion Reports and Photographs [Arons], Accession number 2005-0010, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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

Keywords
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Repository Contact
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