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Space Shuttle Program (U.S.)

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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Biographical Information Files - Assorted Groups and Topics

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Scope and Contents The Biographical Files are an artifical collection with textual and photographic files on prominent people in the space and aviation industries. Approximately 1600 individuals and a couple dozen groups are represented with textual material such as newspaper clippings, articles, obituaries and other printed ephemera such as brochures and tickets, as well as photographic and digital prints and photocopied images. Materials come from various sources, including unsolicited or unaccessioned...

Davenport, Arthur K. -- oral history interview, 2019 June 26

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Interview Summary Engineer Arthur K. Davenport is interviewed about his career in the aviation and aerospace industries. He discusses his work at Hamilton Standard during the 1960s and 1970s, focusing in particular on the design and development of the Apollo spacesuit’s Life Support System backpack. He also discusses his subsequent engineering career with Boeing and his experiences as a Designated Engineering Representative (DER) for the Federal Aviation Administration. Davenport’s wife (Wendy) and son (Chris)...

Lawrence, Wendy -- oral history interview, 2017 June 30

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Interview Summary Astronaut Wendy Lawrence is interviewed about her military service and spaceflight career during the 1980s, 1990s, and early 2000s. She describes key assignments from her U.S. Navy service, such as her time as a helicopter pilot and her time as a physics instructor at the Naval Academy. She then discusses her experiences as a mission specialist with NASA’s Space Shuttle program and shares details about her four spaceflight missions: STS-67, STS-86, STS-91, and STS-114. Topics discussed include...

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