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Creators:
Robert, C. Truax, 1917-2010
Dates:
1929-2005
bulk 1980-2000
Size:
11.99 Cubic feet
12.95 Linear feet (21 Legal Size Boxes, 1 Slim Legal Size, 3 Shoe Boxes, 1 Flat Box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0008
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Robert Truax was one of the great originals of American rocketry and a major proponent and inventor of ultra-low-cost rocket engine and vehicle concepts.

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Creators:
Chillson, Charles W., 1910-
Dates:
1950-1956
Size:
3.12 Linear feet
3.5 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0008
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection largely documents Chillson's affiliation with the ARS, particularly his presidency in the early 1950s, and includes correspondence with ARS members, aerospace companies, and organizations such as the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the British Interplanetary Society, the International Astronautical Federation, and the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences. There is also correspondence with Wernher von Braun and Esther C. Goddard. The collection also includes papers presented to or published by the ARS, some diagrams and photographs highlighting rocket plans or capabilities, and some pamphlets and articles on rockets.

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Creators:
Thaden, Louise (McPhetridge), 1905-1979
Dates:
1925-1949
Size:
2.18 Cubic feet (2 records center boxes)
2.08 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of photographs, news clippings, and correspondence documenting Thaden's aviation career.

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Creators:
O'Neill, Gerard
Dates:
1940s-1993
Size:
26.22 Cubic feet (75 Boxes)
35.14 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.2014.0005
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Gerard Kitchen O'Neill (1927-1992) was an experimental physicist, educator, inventor, entrepreneur, writer and novelist.

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Dates:
1965-1972
Size:
24.4 Cubic feet (58 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0032
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of fourteen cubic feet of aperture card drawings and six cubic feet of ILC Dover Apollo-era reports relating to space suits.

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Creators:
Landmann, Werner.
Dates:
1923-1924
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1150
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection consists of a small 7 x 10 inch photo album entitled "Ro II 1., Marz - Juni 1924 [March - June 1924]" which is believed to have belonged to Werner Landmann.

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Dates:
1910
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1171
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

On March 27 and 28, 1910, sisters Elsbeth and Margarete Grosse of Meisen, Germany made an ascent in the "Graf Zeppelin" balloon that was piloted by Karl Hackstetter. This collection consists of a logbook and three letters written by the Grosse sisters to Hackstetter.

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Dates:
1909
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0980
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The 1909 Gordon Bennett Balloon Race was held in October in Zurich, Switzerland. This collection consists of a Balloon Passport issued to the Clouth V for the event.

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Dates:
1850
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0997
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Wurstelprater balloon ascendance poster and related ticket, 1850.

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Creators:
Lang, Fritz., 1890-1976
Dates:
1929
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0909
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two copies of a 1929 issue of Illustrierter Film-Kurier that is a film program for "Frau im Mond."