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Peenemunde Research and Development Station
Dates:
1938-1945
bulk 1942-1944
Size:
2.2 cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0193
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The German Army and Navy experimental station at Peenemünde, on the North Sea coast of Germany, was established in the mid-1930s to continue the rocketry work begun at Kummersdorf in 1930.

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Sellers, Matthew Bacon, II, 1869-1932
Dates:
1889-1924
Size:
0.68 cubic feet ((2 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1986.0050
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This donation includes the following: eighteen diaries of Sellers, 1899-1903 and 1907-1909; his laboratory daybook in which he wrote many of the details of his aeronautical work; Sellers' personal correspondence, 1899-1917; photographs, including images of Sellers quadruplane hang gliders, wind tunnels, and biplane; photographs by Sellers of the Wr...

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Smith, Apollo Milton Olin (A. M. O.), 1911-1997
Dates:
1935-1981
Size:
1.09 cubic feet ((1 records center box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0014
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the significant writings of Smith, including writings relating to his contributions to boundary layer theory. The collection also includes Smith's notebooks and related photographs of his post-World War II on-site appraisal of Nazi aeronautical developments.

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Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences (U.S.). Aeronautical Archives
Chanute, Octave, 1832-1910
Dates:
1888-1910
Size:
13 volumes ((various pagings), ill., 28 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-RR.TL540.C45A2c
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
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Mouillard, Louis-Pierre, 1834-1897
Chanute, Octave, 1832-1910
Young, Pearl I.
Dates:
1890-1897
Size:
1 volume ([2], 337 [i.e. 346] leaves, ill., 28 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-RR.TL540.C45A2
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
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Dates:
bulk circa 1894
Size:
0.05 cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1093
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of three black and white photographs of Otto Lilienthal. The first is a 2.5 by 3.5 inch (matted to 8.5 by 10 inches) formal head and shoulders portrait of Lilienthal, wearing a suit and tie, and is signed by Lilienthal. The other two prints, both measure 10.5 by 7 inches and are backed with cardboard, show Lilienthal in fli...

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Creators:
Borst, Henry V.
Dates:
undated
Size:
11.99 cubic feet ((11 record center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2002.0038
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following material: 4.5 cubic feet of research material relating to the book Fluid-Dynamic Lift: Information on Lift and its Derivatives in Air and in Water, presented by Dr.-Ing. S. F. Hoerner, and co-authored by the donor, Henry V. Borst; 4.5 cubic feet of research material relating to the following book authored b...

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Stong, C.L., 1902-1975 (electrical engineer)
Electricity and Modern Physics, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1952-1976
Size:
12.6 cubic feet (38 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0012
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These papers are the files of the editor of "The Amateur Scientist" section of the Scientific American from 1952 to 1976. They are arranged chronologically by date of article. The feature was started in 1952 as an expansion of "The Amateur Astronomer" section of the periodical. The papers include files of Stong's predecessor and files for arti...

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Creators:
Hasson, Dennis F.
Dates:
bulk 1959-1970
Size:
0.36 cubic feet ((1 letter box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2004.0064
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material chronicling the NACA/NASA career of Dennis Hasson, notably his work on Project Mercury, his work with a lenticular manned reentry vehicle for planned lunar missions; and his work with deep-space probes. The following type of material is included: Langley NASA newsletters; memos and correspondence; phone lists an...

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Creators:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Langley Research Center
Dates:
1964-1972
Size:
5.85 cubic feet (13 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0104
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The supercritical wing concept was developed by Dr. Richard T. Whitcomb of the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. Whitcomb's airfoil was designed to delay formation of shock waves at high speeds.

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