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 …
Rocket, Space, and Early Artillery History
bulk [ca. 1940-1960]
This collection is a compilation of various reports, journals, letters, and books on three main subjects: early artillery, rockets, and space technology. The early artillery history is covered by manuscripts and reports from the Middle Ages to the mid-19th century. The collection then covers rocket development in Russia, Germany, England …
Service Module Applications Film
This 16mm film describes possible Apollo Service Module applications in a post—Project Apollo era, 1968.
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Allan A. Needell, Curator, Space History Division, documenting a variety of curatorial matters, projects, and professional activities. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, policies, meeting materials, and related materials. Prior to 1987, the unit was known as the Department of Space Science and …
This accession consists of name files maintained by Allan A. Needell, Curator. Individuals represented in the files consist of space history experts, fellows, and interns. Some files contain only biographical information, manuscripts, or copies of articles; some files also contain correspondence and enclosures.
This accession includes the records of Louis R. Purnell, Curator of the Department of Space History, National Air and Space Museum (NASM). The records consist of correspondence, scripts, and photographs documenting a proposed exhibition on space suits.
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 …
This accession consists of the correspondence of Frank H. Winter, Curator of Rocketry, 1980-2007, with museum staff, professional colleagues, and the public. Materials include incoming and outgoing correspondence and memoranda and accompanying attachments.
This accession consists of records created and maintained by Frank H. Winter, Curator of Rocketry, 1980-2007, documenting a variety of topics including exhibitions, acquisitions, professional activities, and research. Prior to his tenure as Curator, Winter held various posts at the National Air and Space Museum (NASM). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, proposals …
United States Space Program Oral History Collection [Kapp]
This collection consists of reel to reel audio tapes relating to the United States space program. The material includes recordings of events, missions, press conferences, and other happenings from the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs.