Query: Launch vehicles (Astronautics)
Space Shuttle Enterprise OV-101 Film Footage
Creators:
United States. 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 Free Flight #5; Space Shuttle Free Flight …

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Space Shuttle Discovery (OV-103) Datapack
Creators:
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Dates:
bulk 2011
Size:
1 Cubic foot ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0041
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of four volumes of the Space Shuttle Discovery (OV-103) Datapack. Volume I was prepared by The Boeing Company and contains data divided into the following sections: Introduction; Space Shuttle System Overview; Shuttle Program Flight / Mission Numbering Systems; Space Shuttle Program Milestone; Space Shuttle Elements' Initial Space Shuttle …

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Videodisc Imagery Collection, Videodisc 6A Frame Captures
Dates:
1989
Size:
2.13 Gigabytes (2,182 digital image files)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1000.4610
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection reproduces a section of the first side (Side A) of National Air and Space Museum Archival Videodisc 6, a LaserDisc CAV format 12-inch (30 cm) optical disc published by the Smithsonian Institution in 1989, as individual videodisc frame captures. These digital images were created in 2003 by converting the NTSC video format output from an original copy of the videodisc to JPEG format still picture image files. NASM Archival Videodisc 6 reproduced National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) photography of American lunar missions from 1964 to 1972, including Ranger, Surveyor, Lunar Orbiter, and Apollo missions. This small collection consists of a historical series assembled by the NASM Archives to provide background information on lunar exploration missions by the United States and the Soviet Union.

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David M. Brown Papers
Creators:
Brown, David M.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
United States. Navy
Dates:
1970-2005
bulk 1980-2002
Size:
11.76 Cubic feet (33 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2006.0013
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The David M. Brown Papers consist of almost twelve cubic feet of archival material documenting his career as a U.S. Navy flight surgeon, naval aviator, and NASA astronaut. It includes Brown's diaries, manuals, checklists, certificates, workbooks, notebooks, and related training materials.

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Space Suit Component and Survival Rucksack Collection
Creators:
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Dates:
1966-1977
Size:
3.36 Cubic feet ((2 Records center boxes) (2 flatboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1988.0114
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection documents the development of space suits and accessories for post-Mercury manned missions. The material includes acceptance data packages and test papers for the suits, life support systems, and survival rucksack which chart the testing and development of these systems.

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Tracking and Data Relay Satellites System (TDRSS) Documentation
Creators:
Contel Federal Systems, Fairfax, VA
Dates:
1976-1979
Size:
0.9 Cubic feet ((2 letter document boxes, 1 slim letter document box))
Collection ID:
NASM.2002.0046
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains TDRSS documentation from the years 1976 through 1979. Materials include: a Pricing Manual, a Program Acronym List, Program Space Segment Specifications, a Baseline Report, Project Plans, a Proposal Kickoff Package, the Proposal Preparation, a Test Plan, the Review Boards Notebook, a Shuttle User Draft, Contracts, a System Design Report …

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NASA Publications and Press Material (1955-1980)
Creators:
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Dates:
1955-1973
Size:
6.54 Cubic feet ((6 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0210
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains documents published by NASA covering a variety of topics including NASA missions, both manned and unmanned, data applications, project proposals, and 'spin-off' benefits.

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Herbert Stephen Desind Collection
Creators:
Desind, Herbert Stephen.
Dates:
1950-1992
Size:
109 Cubic feet (305 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0014
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection consists of 109 cubic feet of material, primarily photographs with some additional documentation, covering aerospace topics. The bulk of the material relates to US space exploration, including extensive photo files on US manned missions through the Space Shuttle, and satellite and sounding rocket work. The first series consists of unmanned spacecraft material, the second series consists of manned spacecraft material, and the third series consists of aircraft material.

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Skylab Drawing [Snyder]
Creators:
Martin Marietta Corporation
Dates:
March 17, 1970
Size:
0.06 Cubic feet (1 map folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0018
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Skylab was a crewed space station launched into Earth orbit by the United States in May 1973. This collection consists of one cutaway drawing of Skylab that measures approximately 17.5 by 31 inches. It is dated March 17, 1970 and was drawn by Don Brown and Stan Partyka at Martin Marietta Corporation, Denver, Colorado.

This collection is in English.

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Charles Stark Draper Collection
Creators:
Draper, Charles Stark, 1901-1987
Dates:
1941-1978
Size:
1.36 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2001.0019
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Charles Stark Draper was the leading figure behind the use of inertial navigation in aircraft, spacecraft, ballistic missiles, and submarines. This collection of memorabilia largely relates to Draper's career at the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory, his contributions to the military, and to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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