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"Explorer II" Motion Picture Film
Creators:
U.S. Army Air Corps
Dates:
1935
Size:
0.17 Cubic feet (2 reels)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0071
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Launched on November 11, 1935, from the Stratobowl near Rapid City, South Dakota, "Explorer II" carried Captain Albert Stevens, Captain Orvil Anderson, and an assortment of instruments to a world record altitude of 22,066 kilometers (72,395 feet). This collection consists of two reels of 16mm silent motion picture film relating to "Explorer II."

Weber Project 90 Test Footage
Creators:
Weber Aircraft Company
Dates:
1965-1966
Size:
0.2 Cubic feet (3 reels)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0073
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Zero-Zero (zero altitude and zero air speed) ejection seat was developed by Weber Aircraft Company for Project Gemini spacecraft and was adapted for the Convair F-106A and F-106B Delta Dart. This collection consists of three reels of 16mm film pertaining to Weber Aircraft's Project 90 test flight and the Zero-Zero ejection seat.

Surveyor Program Standard Practices Handbook
Creators:
Hughes Aircraft Co
Dates:
1963
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2010.0043
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Surveyor series of spacecraft was designed to carry out soft landings on the Moon and provide data about its surface and possible atmosphere. This collection consists of one "Surveyor Standard Practices Handbook" issued by Hughes Aircraft Company, Aerospace Division.

Lars Larsen Parachute Jump Photograph
Creators:
Underwood & Underwood, Baltimore, Md., Ottawa, Kas.
Dates:
September 10, 1927
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0023
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Lars Larsen was a parachute jumper in Los Angeles, California. This collection consists of one photograph of Lars Larsen parachuting over Burdette Field, California on September 10, 1927.

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Lockheed Aircraft Litho and Photographic Prints [McKinley]
Creators:
Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
Dates:
Circa 1950s to 1960s
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0036
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of four-color halftone offset litho prints showing various models of Lockheed aircraft. The collection also contains black and white photographs showing Lockheed aircraft, as well as one photograph that shows Lockheed employees.

World War II Hickam Field Collection [Robert "Chuck" Amrein]
Creators:
United States. Army Air Forces
Amrein, Robert "Chuck"
Dates:
1942-1945, 1992
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0038
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Robert "Chuck" Amrein served as an aircraft mechanic with the 1503rd Army Air Force Base Unit at Hickam Field, Hawaii during World War II. This collection consists of materials relating to Amrein's service with the US Army Air Force including photographs; news clippings; and military records.

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Pietenpol Air Camper Drawings
Creators:
Pietenpol, Bernard H.
Dates:
1933-1982
Size:
0.03 Cubic feet (1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2014.0017
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Pietenpol Air Camper is a two-seat, open cockpit, plans-built aircraft designed by Bernard H. Pietenpol and first flown in 1928. This collection consists of fifteen drawings relating to the Pietenpol Air Camper.

Aviation Section, U.S. Army Signal Corps Love Field Scrapbook [Economy]
Creators:
Economy, Anas Tommy
Dates:
1917-1920
Size:
0.28 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0003
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Anas Tommy Economy (born Anastasios Economou) served in the Aviation Section, US Army Signal Corps. This collection consists of a photo album documenting the years from 1917 to 1920 when he was stationed at Love Field, Texas with the 868th Aero Squadron at the Aviation Repair Depot.

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Casey Jones School of Aeronautics (Newark, NJ) Photograph
Creators:
Kelty, Edward J., 1888-1967
Dates:
1937
Size:
0.02 Cubic feet (1 oversized folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0005
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Casey Jones School of Aeronautics was founded in 1932 in Newark, NJ by Charles S. "Casey" Jones, George Augustus Vaughn, Jr., and Lee D. Warrender. This collection consists of a black and white photograph, taken by Edward J. Kelty, of the "Day School" class of 1937.

Trans World Airlines (TWA) (USA) Royal Ambassador Service Dinner Menu
Creators:
Trans World Airlines
Dates:
Circa 1966
Size:
0.14 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0031
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Trans World Airlines (TWA) introduced "Royal Ambassador Service" for first-class passengers on trans-Atlantic and other international flights in June 1961. This collection consists of a Trans World Airlines (TWA) (USA) Royal Ambassador Service dinner menu, in the form of a souvenir scroll, believed to be from a London to Chicago flight, circa 1966.