Query: Launch vehicles (Astronautics)
Mercury Project, Redstone Launch Vehicle Advanced Electrical Schematic Drawings
Creators:
Redstone Arsenal
Dates:
1960
Size:
0.07 Cubic feet (4 map folders)
Collection ID:
NASM.2008.0014
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Redstone engine is one of the most significant developments in US rocket technology. This collection consists of 36 pages of 17 x 11 inch schematic drawings of the Redstone launch vehicle's advanced electrical systems.

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Arianespace Collection
Creators:
Arianespace
Dates:
bulk 1985-1998
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0054
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes information on Ariane 5, Intelsat 702, PanAmSat, Ariane V16 - Spot 1 - Viking, Ariane V13 and V14 Launches, and Arianespace Flight 107. Also included here are six 5 x 7 color photographs. Pictured in the photographs are Jean-Marie Luton (chairman and CEO of Arianespace), Ariane flight 101, Arianespace flight 108 (NILESAT 101 and BSAT-1b), Ariane launch facilities …

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Orbital Sciences Corporation Records
Creators:
Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC)
Dates:
bulk 1988-1998
Size:
0.9 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0053
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection includes information relating to OSC's various programs, services, and launch vehicles, including ORBCOMM, ORBIMAGE, SeaStar, Pegasus, VaStar, OrbNet, DataSat-X, Transfer Orbit Stage (TOS) vehicle, Taurus, and PegaStar. Also included are OSC's joint ventures, agreements, and correspondence with several companies including Hercules Aerospace Company, Gova, Inc., and Virginia's Center …

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United States Space Program Oral History Collection [Kapp]
Creators:
Kapp, Michael
Dates:
1939-1977 and undated
Size:
30.01 Cubic feet (44 legal document boxes; 9 letter document boxes; 8 audio boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0138
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

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.

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Apollo 11 Launch Images [Burgess]
Dates:
July 5 and July 16, 1969
Size:
8.1 Gigabytes (118 digital image files (RGB TIFF format))
Collection ID:
NASM.2009.0061
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 118 digital image files created in 2009 by photographer Travis Burgess by scanning original 35 mm black and white photographic negatives which he had made in July 1969. The first series of 112 images feature Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edward E. "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr. participating in a preflight press conference on July 5, 1969, at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Manned Spacecraft Center, Houston, Texas. The second series consists of 6 images taken at the launch of Apollo 11 on its Saturn V rocket from Launch Pad 39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida, on the morning of July 16, 1969.

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Jet Propulsion Laboratory Publications Collection
Creators:
Jet Propulsion Laboratory. University of California.
Dates:
1947-1980
bulk 1960-1974
Size:
32 Cubic feet (71 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0612
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of publications issued by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory documenting JPL's work in jet and rocket propulsion, launch vehicle development, and planetary reconnaissance. Most of the material relates to work performed under NASA auspices, but significant material from Army- and Air Force-related research is also included.

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Kennedy Space Center Photograph Collection
Creators:
John F. Kennedy Space Center
Dates:
bulk 1974-2002
Size:
17.44 Cubic feet (16 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2004.0042
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately sixteen cubic feet of Kennedy Space Center press release photographs, both black and white and color. Most of the photography is concerned with the Space Shuttle missions, and includes imagery of the following: astronauts, including official portraits; astronaut training; launch preparations; shuttle launches; and astronauts …

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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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Project Files
Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Space History Division
Dates:
1995-2004, undated
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 18-266
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Amanda Young, Curator, documenting the management of a project to preserve artifacts from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Apollo Space Program. Topics covered include various aspects of the Save America's Treasures (SAT) grant to preserve space suits and the Saturn …

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Skylab 4 Commander's Flight Data File (Gerald Carr Collection
Creators:
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Dates:
1973
Size:
4.36 Cubic feet ((4 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0089
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the Flight Data File issued to Mission Commander Gerald P. Carr (1933 - ) for training during the three months prior to launch. The material consists of crew manuals, checklists, and other procedural documentation, including both Skylab 4 'mission only' as well as general 'all missions' manuals. The collection also …

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