Apollo 9 Audio Tape

Collection ID:
bulk 1969
Physical Description:
0.05 Cubic feet
(1 tape)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of one 5.5 inch reel-to-reel tape recording some of the activities and voice communications of James McDivitt and Russell L. Schweickart during the test flight of the Apollo 9 Lunar Module Pilot in Earth Orbit. There is also a CD-R copy made by NASM staff.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The flight of Apollo 9 (3 Mar - 13 Mar 1969) was the third manned mission for the United States Apollo Space Program. The Apollo 9 crew, consisting of Commander James McDivitt, Command Module Pilot David Scott, and Lunar Module Pilot Rusty Schweickart, tested aspects critical to landing on the Moon, with an emphasis on testing the Lunar Module (LM).

Immediate Source of Acquisition
NASA Johnson Space Center, Gift, Unknown, 2010?

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
Apollo 9 Audio Tape, Accession 2013-0041, 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

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Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
14390 Air & Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151