Geoff Nunn is the Adjunct Curator for Space History at The Museum of Flight and also serves as an Exhibit Developer in the Museum’s Exhibits Department. He holds a Master’s degree in Museology (Museum Studies) from the University of Washington and has extensive experience working as an educator and exhibit developer at science and technology museums. At The Museum of Flight, he serves as the resident historian and curator for spaceflight, leading the Museum’s efforts to document the past, present, and future of aerospace.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Armstrong, Mark -- oral history interview, 2016 October 20
Interview Summary Mark Armstrong is interviewed about his father, astronaut Neil Armstrong, as well as his own experiences with the Space Program during the 1960s and beyond. He describes his father’s aviation and space career and shares details about his childhood, growing up in the midst of the Apollo 11 mission. He also touches on his professional career in technology. Topics discussed his childhood memories of his father, his interest in physics and software programing, his thoughts on the Space Program, and...
Capone, Vince -- oral history interview, 2017 February 10
Interview Summary Hydrographer and sonar search specialist Vincent “Vince” Capone, Jr. is interviewed about his career in ocean exploration and artifact recovery. The interview focuses in particular on Capone’s involvement in spacecraft recovery efforts. He discusses his experiences with the 2013 search-and-recovery mission of the Apollo 11 F-1 engines, funded by Bezos Expeditions, and also touches on his involvement with the search for the Space Shuttle Columbia’s black box. Topics discussed include his...
Concannon, David -- oral history interview, 2017 February 22
Interview Summary Underwater explorer and attorney David Concannon is interviewed about his careers in law, ocean exploration, and artifact recovery. He discusses his experiences in the field of exploration, focusing in particular on his work on the Titanic expeditions of the early 2000s and on the search-and-recovery mission of the Apollo 11 F-1 engines, funded by Bezos Expeditions. He also touches on his involvement in the Explorers Club, the Sea-Space Symposium, and the XPRIZE Foundation. Topics discussed...
Metz, Iva L. -- oral history interview, 2019 November 1
Interview Summary Iva Metz is interviewed about her life and her secretarial career in the aviation and aerospace industries from the 1940s through the 1980s. She discusses her professional experiences working for the U.S. Navy, the Cessna Aircraft Company, the Boeing Aircraft Company, and North American Aviation. The interview focuses in particular on her time at NASA and her involvement with the space program. Iva also touches on her husband’s (Homer) career in the military and with Boeing on various missile...
Yi, Soyeon -- oral history interview, 2017 November 28
Interview Summary Astronaut Soyeon Yi is interviewed about her engineering career and her experiences as the first Korean citizen to participate in a spaceflight mission. She discusses her academic work in mechanical engineering at KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) during the early 2000s and explains her motivations for applying to the Korean Astronaut Program during her PhD studies. Yi then describes her spaceflight experiences, including her training in Russia with Roscomos, her time...
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