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Rolf Engel Collection
Creators:
Engel, Rolf.
Dates:
bulk 1935-1936
1930-1974
Size:
0.79 Cubic feet (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0856
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

In 1928, along with Wernher von Braun, Rolf Engel joined the newly formed Berlin Section of the Verein Für Raumschiffahrt (German Rocket Society), where he participated in liquid propellant rocket experiments at the Raketenflugplatz (Rocket Airfield) with people like Rudolf Nebel, Willy Ley, Klaus Riedel and von Braun. Engel also worked as chief technical assistant to Johannes Winkler, who launched the HW-1 rocket on February 20, 1931 at a military parade ground near Dessau. This event represented the first launching of a liquid propellant rocket by someone other than Robert Goddard. This collection consists of files for eight different projects related to rockets conceived by members of the Verein für Raumschiffahrt, including Hermann Oberth, Rudolf Nebel, Franz Mengering, Reinhold Tiling, Johannes Winkler and some unattributed work.

Seadrome Ocean Airways Proposal
Creators:
Armstrong, Edward R.
Dates:
1930
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1995.0034
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This is a 1930 commercial proposal, 'Seadrome Ocean Airways: Report covering the Development Program.' The report was written by Edward R. Armstrong and includes text, drawings, images, and maps.

Flettner Fl 282A Kolibri ("Hummingbird") Drawings
Creators:
Willis, Stephen
Dates:
bulk 2003-2007
Size:
0.4 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2008.0010
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 36 drawings, drawn by Stephen Willis from document research and measurements of the Flettner components at Midland Air Museum.

Camp Eagle Photograph [Trochan]
Creators:
Associated Press
Dates:
bulk 1971
Size:
0.06 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2014.0040
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two copies of a black and white aerial photograph showing Camp Eagle, Phu Bai, Vietnam (base camp for the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division). A large peace sign has been cleared into the countryside near the camp. Some Vietnamese grave sites are also visible. The photograph is …

Charles Stuart Sheldon II Papers
Creators:
Sheldon, Charles Stuart, II, 1917-1981
Dates:
1934-1980
bulk 1958-1972
Size:
13.08 Cubic feet ((12 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0141
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists mainly of Sheldon's research correspondence files from his tenure at CRS and NASC. The collection also reflects his activities as Staff Economist for the Joint Economics Committee (1955-57), Assistant Director, House Committee on Astronautics and Space Exploration (1958), and Technical Director, House Committee on Science and Astronautics (1959-61). The bulk …

Apollo 8 Audio Recording
Creators:
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Dates:
bulk 1968
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2011.0035
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This is a NASA recording on a reel-to-reel audio tape, made during the Apollo 8 mission, December 1968. This collection also consists of a CD that was made by NASM when the tape was delivered to Space History for Johnson Space Center (JSC).

Travel Air Negatives
Creators:
Travel Air Manufacturing Co.
Dates:
1925-1942
bulk 1925-1929
Size:
1.09 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0197
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of negatives and photographs relating to Travel Air. The material includes a history of Travel Air written in 1929, as well as several magazine articles about the company. The bulk of the material consists of photographs of commercial aircraft manufactured by Travel Air.

Apollo 15 Lunar Module LM-10 Flight Controller Systems Handbook (Preliminary Copy)
Creators:
Grumman Aerospace Corporation
Dates:
bulk 1970
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1145
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one preliminary copy of the Apollo 15 Lunar Module LM-10 Flight Controller Systems Handbook, which consists mostly of tables and drawings. This preliminary copy was used in-house but is incomplete as it lacks Section 7 (EMU), Section 13 (Lunar Surface Equipment), and some of the Section 3 drawings are incomplete …

Tinian Island World War II Photography [Lowenberg]
Creators:
United States. Army. Air Corps
Dates:
bulk 1945
Size:
0.29 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0012
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 504 black and white photographs, mostly taken on Tinian Island during World War II. The photographs are snapshots or small reproductions of official Army Air Corps photography taken by 20th Air Force photographers. The photos show daily activities on Tinian, including shots of base facilities, interactions with local …

Northrop P-61 Black Widow Photographic Material [Bost]
Creators:
Bost, Louis L.
Dates:
bulk 1940s to 2000s
Size:
Enter vol amt Boxes (.47 (3 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0017
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains approximately 0.47cubic feet of material relating to Louis L. Bost's service in the 422nd Night Fighter Squadron during World War II. A large portion of the collection consists of photographs, mostly black and white and mostly dating to the World War II era. Prints range in size from 2.5 by …