National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Space History
The Technical Reference Files comprise an artificial collection that currently contains 1,900 cubic feet of aviation and space related materials, organized in 22 subject series. File materials include photographs, press releases, clippings, correspondence, reports, and brochures, on individuals, organizations, events, and objects.
Ursula B. Marvin Papers
This accession consists of research papers, lectures, research notes, correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts, photographs, slides from various trips and lectures, clippings, professional activity files, and related materials documenting Ursula B. Marvin's career as a planetary geologist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, as well as personal papers and photographs from her childhood …
Fred W. Redding Papers
This collection consists of approximately 15 cubic feet of papers, mostly reports and articles, written or collected by Fred W. Redding for his work on space system concepts for national defense and commercial space industry and services.
Betty Skelton Collection
In 2002 Betty Skelton donated a collection of materials outlining her career as an aviatrix and race car driver to the National Air and Space Museum. The donated material consists primarily of news clippings, pamphlets, magazines, photographs, and scrapbooks covering the span of Ms. Skelton's career.
Race to the Stratosphere Photograph Collection
1.26 Linear feet
This collection consists of the photographs used in Race to the Stratosphere: Manned Scientific Ballooning in America and collected by David DeVorkin for research. It also includes a few engineering drawings of balloon gondolas.
This accession consists of records documenting the relocation and restoration of three Saturn V rockets the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) acquired from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in the early 1970s, when the Apollo Space Program concluded. One rocket, consisting entirely of stages and spacecraft intended to be …
Holloman Space Decompression Studies [Koestler]
This collection consists of 2.5 cubic feet relating to to Dr. Alfred Koestler's research relating to behavioral performance of chimpanzees in aerospace environments, particularly regarding space decompression. The following types of material are included: black and white photography; color prints and slides; newspaper articles; Ham and Enos ink footprints; over 140 4 by …
Hasselblad Space Shuttle Reels
Modified Hasselblad cameras have been used during space flight as early as the 1960s. During NASA's Space Transportation System (STS), crewmembers had 70mm handheld Hasselblad cameras to use in addition to the cameras mounted within the shuttle. Images within this collection mostly include Earth observations and flight deck activities from twenty-two space shuttle missions during the 1980s and early 1990s.
John A. Wood Papers
These papers consist primarily of correspondence and include photographs, clippings, research files and biographical information on John A. Wood.
Association of Space Explorers Collection [Schweickart]
This collection consists of approximately 1.77 cubic feet of materials relating to the creation of the Association of Space Explorers, their activities, and some additional material about various projects Russell L. "Rusty" Schweickart was involved in.