Query: Astronautics
American Astronautical Society Records
Creators:
American Astronautical Society
Dates:
1953-1977
Size:
13.08 Cubic feet ((12 records center boxes))
12.48 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0163
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of records of officers and boards, organizational sections and subsections, and national meetings and symposia; membership and publication records; and miscellaneous business records of the Society. Also included is material gathered to write a history of the organization.

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Correspondence
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Astronautics
Dates:
1965-1984, with materials dating from circa 1953
Size:
32 cu. ft. (64 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 398
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection deals chiefly with Durant's tenure as Assistant Director for Astronautics at the National Air and Space Museum (NASM). Perhaps the single topic of greatest interest is the effort to obtain a building for NASM, which was accomplished on July 1, 1976, when the new museum opened. A parallel theme concerns …

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National Air and Space Museum Astronautics Department Guest Book Autographs
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
1962
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1069
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a page from the National Air and Space Museum's Astronautics Department guest book dating from May 3 through June 19, 1962.

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IMAX Productions
Dates:
1990-1991
Size:
0.58 cu. ft. (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-155
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of laserdisc versions of films produced for the National Air and Space Museum. The laserdisc versions were created by Lumivision Corporation from existing IMAX Corporation films. "To Fly!" celebrates the fulfillment of man's ancient dream of flight, chronicling man's successful attempt to overcome time and distance by …

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Autographed Astronaut Photographs [Edwards]
Dates:
bulk 1960s
Size:
0.37 Cubic feet ((2 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0002
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists .37 cubic feet of the following items: a binder (divided into three folders) of Apollo program astronaut photographs (some autographed) as well as philately, a patch, and documentation relating to Apollo 15; material relating to the Apollo 8 launch including photographs, invitation, and viewing stand pass; a volvelle, "Apollo 12 Mission …

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Skylab (McDonnell-Douglas) Collection
Creators:
McDonnell Douglas Corp. McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Co.
Dates:
1970-1974
Size:
1.53 Cubic feet ((1 records center box) (1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0090
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of McDonnell-Douglas Astronautics Co. documents relating to the construction of NASA's Skylab Orbital Workshop in 1970-1972. It contains still photographs covering the construction of the vehicle and its transportation to Kennedy Space Center, Florida, which were submitted to NASA every month during the project. Also included are daily …

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Mobile Quarantine Facility (MQF) Color Snapshots
Dates:
bulk 1969
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2009.0044
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two color snapshots of the Mobile Quarantine Facility (MQF) being transported from Pearl Harbor to Hickam Air Force Base. One of the photographs shows the astronauts looking through the MQF window and the other shows the MQF being transported with three girls running behind.

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Congressional Space Science Hearings Transcripts
Creators:
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Astronautics
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences
Dates:
1958-1964
Size:
1.38 Cubic feet (4 document boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0205
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Congress established committees on space exploration in 1958, in response to the Soviet Union's launching of Sputnik in October 1957. Both Senate and House committees held hearings on the creation of the new civilian space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and its budgets. In addition, they held investigative hearings about the United States' launch failures and the Soviet Union's space program. By the late 1960s both committees were relegated to subcommittees status as part of groups which dealt with all aspects of science and technology. This collection consists of published transcripts of hearings before the United States House of Representatives Committee on Science and Astronautics and the United States Senate Committee on Aeronautics and Space Science.

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Project Mercury Astronaut Photograph [Burchfield]
Creators:
Burchfield, Delmas D. "Del", 1926-2016
Dates:
1960s and undated
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2022.0015
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Project Mercury was the United States' first human spaceflight program. Delmas D. "Del" Burchfield (1926-2016) was an engineer at McDonnell Aircraft Corporation who in 1959 was put in charge of the Outside Production Quality Program monitoring all vendors and subcontractors working on Project Mercury. This collection consists of a signed 11 by 8.5 inch black and white photograph of the seven Project Mercury astronauts, two smaller black and white photographs of Delmas D. "Del" Burchfield taken in the 1960s, and several pages from a handwritten memoir by Burchfield in which he describes his experiences working on Project Mercury and with the astronauts.

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Space Shuttle Training Manuals [Jenkins]
Creators:
United Space Alliance
Dates:
bulk 1985-2010
Size:
6.85 Cubic feet ((18 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0018
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 6.85 cubic feet of Space Shuttle training manuals, handbooks and workbooks published by NASA for the training of the astronaut candidates for the Space Shuttle Program, 1985-2010. The manuals were used by Ray Jenkins, who trained astronaut candidates and crews at both Johnson Space Center and Kennedy Space …

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