Query: Mercury Project
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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Mercury Project Dietary and Nutritional Guidelines [McKay]
Creators:
McKay, Jean Kathleen Trainum, 1924-2016.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Whirlpool Corporation
Dates:
bulk 1951-2004
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0028
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating to Captain Jean Kathleen Trainum McKay (1924-2016) and her work as the dietitian for the Mercury Project including news clippings, press releases, writings by McKay, photographs, and a detailed pre-flight feeding plan.

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Mercury and Gemini Program Manuals [Pruett]
Dates:
bulk 1961-1964
Size:
1.68 Cubic feet ((2 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following manuals, many of which are annotated by Captain Carl E. Pruett, MC USN: MR-3 post-flight debriefing of Alan B. Shepard, Jr.; Project Mercury Familiarization Manuals (3 manuals); Project Flight Controller Handbook; Operations Plan: Bioastronautic Support for Project Mercury; Project Mercury Familiarization Manual; Descriptive Synopsis of …

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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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Anne Thompson Bray Papers
Creators:
Bray, Anne Thompson
Dates:
1960s
Size:
0.58 Cubic feet (One letter document case and one flat box.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2021.0004
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of three binders containing science news releases and a scrapbook containing photographs of Anne Thompson Bray and other the staff at the the Space News Roundup .

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Robert Foster Papers
Creators:
Foster, Robert L, 1922-1994
Dates:
bulk 1930-1974
Size:
0.75 Cubic feet ((2 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2004.0062
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of .75 linear ft of Robert L. Foster's professional papers, including the following types of material: reports, correspondence, photographs, invitations, McDonnell newsletters, interoffice memorandums, and newspaper articles. The papers relate to his long association with the McDonnell Douglas Corporation, and his roles in Project Mercury, Project Gemini, and …

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Jacques Tiziou Space Collection
Dates:
bulk 1960s through 2010
Size:
146 Cubic feet (204 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0078
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Jacques Tiziou (1939-2017) was a professional journalist and photographer, concentrating on aerospace topics. This collection includes materials from Tiziou's archive of historical documents, photography, and ephemera from the space program (both national and international) as well as his own photography and writings.

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Dennis Hasson Collection
Creators:
Hasson, Dennis F.
Dates:
bulk 1959-1970
Size:
0.36 Cubic feet ((1 letter box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2004.0064
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material chronicling the NACA/NASA career of Dennis Hasson, notably his work on Project Mercury, his work with a lenticular manned reentry vehicle for planned lunar missions; and his work with deep-space probes. The following type of material is included: Langley NASA newsletters; memos and correspondence …

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Caldwell C. Johnson Papers
Creators:
Johnson, Caldwell C.
Dates:
[ca. 1950s-1970s]
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0019
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 34 items of manned space flight memorabilia, circa 1950s-1970s, including pencil and ink drawings by Caldwell Johnson from the Mercury, Apollo, and the Apollo-Soyuz programs. This collection also contains papers, reports, and brochures on these three projects, along with design studies for other spacecraft and related equipment.

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Mercury MA-8 Flight Sigma 7 and Mercury MA-9 Flight Faith 7 Recovery Letters [Parker]
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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