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Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Project Celescope
Dates:
1958-1968
Size:
10 cu. ft. (20 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 260
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the operation of Project Celescope from its inception in 1958 until shortly before the launch of the experiment in December 1968. Records include correspondence; memoranda; TWX messages; contracts, invitations, bids and proposals; reports; and related materials concerning the technical development of Celescope; ...

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Center for Earth and Planetary Studies
Dates:
circa 1974-1975, with related materials from circa 1966
Size:
9.83 cu. ft. (2 blueprint storage boxes) (48 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 353
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit consists entirely of oversized materials, mostly lunar surface maps and a few maps of Earth's surface, including Egypt, taken from space. For other records concerning lunar nomenclature, the lunar surface, and space maps of Egypt, see the papers of Farouk El-Baz, Record Unit 7415.

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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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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum
Dates:
1970-1975
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-252
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the activities of the National Air and Space Museum prior to the completion of the National Air and Space Museum building. The majority of the materials document project planning within the Aeronautics Department. Materials also document overall move preparations and facility staffing. Materials ...

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Dates:
1960s
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0679
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of blank, unsent postcards featuring images of Soviet cosmonauts Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova, Valeri Fyodovich Bykovsky, Andriyan Grigoryevich Nikolayev and Pavel Romanovich Popovich.

All text on the cards is in Russian, some text on the envelopes holding the cards is in English.

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Dates:
1987
Size:
2 videotapes (Reference copies). 8 digital .wmv files and .rm files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9535
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical r...

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Creators:
Thaden, Louise (McPhetridge), 1905-1979
Dates:
1925-1949
Size:
2.18 Cubic feet (2 records center boxes)
2.08 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0006
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of photographs, news clippings, and correspondence documenting Thaden's aviation career.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Associate Director for Research
Dates:
1984-1987
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 343
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist primarily of administrative subject files concerning meetings, budgets, publications, lectures, professional appointments, seminars, grants, projects, and so forth.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
15 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.E
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

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.

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Creators:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.
Dates:
Ongoing
Size:
12 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1183.K
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

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.

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