Query: Satellites
Website Records
Dates:
2013
Collection ID:
Accession 13-179
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Minor Planet Center (MPC) website as it existed on February 26, 2013. The Minor Planet Center operates at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, under the auspices of Division III of the International Astronomical Union (IAU). The MPC is responsible for the designation of minor bodies in the solar …

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Corona ITEK Collection
Creators:
Itek Corporation
Dates:
bulk 1964-1996
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet ((6 containers))
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0033
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following Corona ITEK items: The Corona Camera System: Itek's Contribution to World Stability by Frank J. Madden; photograph of the Corona-ITEK; "The Item," ITEK's internal employee newsletter, August 1974; agenda for a Corona and ITEK program, 1995; Lens Element #6 drawing; Housing Magazine drawing; Camera Body Frame drawing …

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Orbiting Solar Observatory (OSO) Collection [Werner M. Neupert ]
Creators:
Neupert, Werner
Dates:
undated
Size:
2.18 Cubic feet ((2 record center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2002.0057
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists Werner Neupert's files and collection of publications relating to the Orbiting Solar Observatories and and the experiments associated with each. Much of the collection documents artifacts in the collection of the National Air and Space Museum, transferred from NASA by Neupert. Included are a loose-leaf notebook of …

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George V. Barton Reminiscences
Creators:
Barton, George V.
Dates:
1982-1983
Size:
3 audiotapes (Reference copies). 4 digital .mp3 files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9556
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program …

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NOTSNIK Videotape and Hiroshima Photographs
Creators:
Premselaar, S. Joel, 1920-
Dates:
bulk Circa early 1946
1958-1962
Size:
0.06 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.2003.0022
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two groups of material from United States Navy pilot S. Joel Premselaar (b. 1920); the first group contains predominantly aerial and ground photographs of Ground Zero at Hiroshima, Japan, taken by Premselaar in early 1946; the second group consists primarily of one VHS videotape reproducing films from 1958-1962 documenting Project Pilot (NOTSNIK, NOTS-EV-1), Project Caleb (NOTS-EV-2), and Satellite Interceptor Project (SIP) rockets.

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Space Surveillance Fence Program Collection
Dates:
1959-2002
Size:
15.11 Cubic feet (13 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2014.0048
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Navy Space Surveillance System (NavSpaSur) was developed between 1958 and 1964 by the US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) for the detection and tracking of foreign satellites. Operated by the United States Navy from 1961-2004 and thereafter by the US Air Force until its decommissioning in 2013, the system (known as the Space Fence) had three transmitting sites and six receiving stations across the southern United States. Its radar signals detected active satellites and larger pieces of space debris passing through them at altitudes up to 15,000 miles and helped determine their orbital elements. An improved space surveillance radar on Kwajalein Atoll in the Pacific entered service in 2020.

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Office of Commercial Space Transportation Collection [Johnson]
Creators:
United States. Office of Commercial Space Transportation
Johnson, Sara Madeline
Dates:
1986
Size:
0.79 Cubic feet (2 letter document boxes.)
Collection ID:
NASM.2020.0015
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of documents relating to Madeline Johnson and her role as Director of the Office of Commercial Space Transportation (OCST).

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Publication Files
Dates:
1910, 1921, 1938, 1954-2000
Size:
9.5 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-263
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by James C. Cornell, Jr., a public information specialist and publications manager for the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO). SAO jointly administers the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) with the Harvard College Observatory. Materials primarily consist of photographs used in the production of …

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Website Records
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 17-222
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the Minor Planet Center (MPC) website as it existed on November 30, 2015. The Minor Planet Center operates at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, under the auspices of Division X2 of the International Astronomical Union (IAU). The Minor Planet Center is the single worldwide location for receipt and distribution …

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Publication Files
Dates:
1932, 1946, 1957-1989
Size:
4.43 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 12x17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-109
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by James C. Cornell, Jr., a public information specialist and publications manager for the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) for nearly 40 years. SAO jointly administers the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) with the Harvard College Observatory. Materials primarily consist of photographs used in …

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