Query: Artificial satellites
Keneth A. Simons Papers
Creators:
Simons, Keneth A.
Dates:
circa 1957-1958
Size:
0.58 cu. ft. (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-004
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Simons documenting his participation on the Moonwatch Team and the local publicity he received. Materials include a report on the Team's work, clippings, instructions for tracking satellites, tracking data, and audio recordings of satellites.

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Baker-Nunn Satellite Tracking Collection
Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
bulk 1965-1983
Size:
9.46 Cubic feet ((8 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0014
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 8 cubic feet of documentation on the Baker-Nunn camera, including the following types of material: drawings, photographs, manuals and reports, and memorandums and correspondence

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International Ultraviolet Explorer (IUE) Satellite Notebooks
Creators:
Harner, Dick
Dates:
bulk 1973-1976
Size:
0.36 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0022
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two 8 by 10 inch green notebooks, which chart the construction of the International Ultraviolet Explorer (IUE) Satellite. Book one records from October 1, 1973 until September 16, 1974. Book two records from September 17, 1974 until January 9, 1976. The books contain black and white photographs with related notations.

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Stewart Committee Collection
Creators:
Stewart, Homer
Dates:
1955-1958
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.1998.0010
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes Stewart's accumulated files covering the Committee's activities from Fall 1955 until its termination in May 1958, after the launch of the first US satellite. These papers give useful insights into the secret deliberations on the progress of selecting the Vanguard proposal and highlights the considerable problems of that satellite …

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Richard H. Emmons Papers
Dates:
circa 1954-1998
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-154
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Richard H. Emmons (1919-2005), astronomer, engineer, and proponent of astronomy education, taught astronomy and physics at Kent State University and later worked as an engineer for Goodyear Aerospace Corporation. He was well-known for the planetariums he established, over 23 in all. Emmons was also the team leader for the North Canton Moonwatch …

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Richard H. Emmons Papers
Dates:
circa 1935-1976, 1990-1991, 1995-1996, 2005
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-112
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Richard H. Emmons (1919-2005), astronomer, engineer, and proponent of astronomy education, taught astronomy and physics at Kent State University and later worked as an engineer for Goodyear Aerospace Corporation. He was well-known for the planetariums he established, over 23 in all. Emmons was also the team leader for the North Canton Moonwatch …

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Vioalle Hefferan Papers
Creators:
Hefferan, Vioalle
Dates:
1943-1974
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 08-048
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the contents of scrapbooks created by Vioalle Hefferan. Hefferan was a teacher and astronomy club advisor at Albuquerque High School as well as the leader of Moonwatch Team #041. The team, based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, was one of the few teams led by a female and …

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Hughes Aircraft Company Satellite Publications
Dates:
bulk 1975-1992
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2008.0012
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Satellite and Space Shuttle Materials [Venter]
Dates:
1976-1984 and undated
Size:
0.77 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0065
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 0.77 cubic feet of material, mostly training guides and manuals, that relate to either the Air Force Satellite Test Center (STC) or to the Space Shuttle program.

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Publication Files
Dates:
1910, 1921, 1938, 1954-2000
Size:
9.5 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-263
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by James C. Cornell, Jr., a public information specialist and publications manager for the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO). SAO jointly administers the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) with the Harvard College Observatory. Materials primarily consist of photographs used in the production of …

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