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Creators:
Parker, Donald Fred, 1934-2016.
Dates:
1962-1963
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0017
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Donald Fred Parker was a naval flight officer assigned to the ship's company of the USS Kearsarge (CV-33), the ship that recovered the Mercury MA-8 Flight Sigma 7 and Mercury MA-9 Flight Faith 7. This collection contains two letters written by Parker that include a first person account of the recovery operations, as well as a "Family Gram" newsletter for ths ship that also includes a detailed description of the Mercury MA-8 recovery.

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Creators:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Dates:
[ca. 1970s]
Size:
2.18 Cubic feet ((2 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0017
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following twenty-two 16mm films relating to the Space Shuttle Enterprise OV-101: 747/F-104 Shuttle Orbiter Launch Simulation; Orbiter/747 Separation (Wind Tunnel);Computer Programmer Graphics; NASA 747 Wake Vortex Tests; Mission Profile - Shuttle Approach and Landing Tests; Space Shuttle Free Flight #4; Space Shuttle...

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Dates:
bulk 1918-1999
Size:
1.99 Cubic feet ((5 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0473
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of philatelic items and first day covers from a variety of sources including flown items, cacheted covers, stamps, and first day covers. Flown items in the collection include letters from the first flights of various air mail routes; a letter carried aboard the first flight of the ZRS-4 Akron; a commemorative envelope from ...

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Dates:
Circa 1968
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0049
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of one Pan American Airways (Pan Am) "First Moon Flights" Club membership card, numbered 5893.

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Creators:
Kahler, Armin Adolphus
Dates:
1908-1909
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0024
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of four letters written by Armin Adolphus Kahler, an optical instrument maker residing in Washington, DC, during the time of these flights, to Lenore E. Sartor (later his wife) which include first-hand descriptions of flights made by Orville Wright in the time period of 1908-1909.

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Creators:
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Dates:
1961
Size:
0.22 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2009.0018
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

On November 29, 1961, the chimpanzee Enos made two orbits for the Mercury MA-5 mission. MA-5 was the first orbital mission by an American primate. This collection consists of the telemetry scroll showing Enos' vital signs during the flight including heart rate, blood pressure, and respiration.

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Creators:
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Space History
Dates:
bulk 1969-1972
2019
Size:
0.39 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2015.0018
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a complete set of printed stowage lists, including revisions lists, from the Apollo 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, and 17 missions. The collection also includes fully searchable pdf files of the lists created in 2019 by a special project initiated by the National Air and Space Museum's Department of Space History and executed by the Smithsonian's Transcription Center.

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Creators:
LaRocca, Candace
Dates:
1968-1972
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0070
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of materials relating to Candace LaRocca's career as a United Air Lines flight attendant.

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Dates:
1903-2003
Size:
1.78 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0012
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 1.78 cubic feet of material pertaining to Harry P. Moore and newspaper coverage of the Wright Brothers first flight on December 17, 1903.

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Creators:
United States. Army. Air Service
Dates:
1920-1925
Size:
3 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0152
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of correspondence, memos, newspaper articles and logbooks concerning the flight.

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