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Nancy S. Hammond Space Shuttle Programs Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2023-09-20
The Nancy S. Hammond Space Shuttle Programs Collection documents the career of Nancy Hammond while employed with the Boeing Aerospace Company on NASA contracts. Hammond was part of a group responsible for tracking the progress of scheduled tasks to complete the Inertial Upper Stage rocket to be attached to the TDRS-A (Tracking, Data, and Relay) Satellite to be launched on the Space Shuttle STS-6. This collection, which dates from 1969-1993, consists of printed ephemera, manual drafts, reports, notebooks, cacheted philatelic covers, press kits, photographs, photographic slides, mission maps, posters, printed ephemera, clippings, and decals. The records in the collection give insight into Hammond’s involvement in the space industry, specifically her contribution to the IUS rocket and TDRS-A Satellite programs.


  • 1969-1977, 1981-1993
  • Majority of material found within 1981-1990

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research but has not been fully processed. Access to the collection may be limited or may require additional processing time. For more information contact us.

Conditions Governing Use

The Museum of Flight (TMOF) Archives is the owner of the physical materials in the archives and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from TMOF archives before any publication use. TMOF does not necessarily hold copyright to all of the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from copyright owners. Consult repository for more details.


2.6 Cubic Feet (6 letter-size 5-inch document boxes, 1 letter-size 2-inch document box, 1 oversize folder (30x40"), and 1 rolled oversize bag )

Separated Materials

The following materials have been separated from the archival component of this collection and are kept in the Library:
  • Mission 41-D. Space and Communications Group, Hughes Aircraft Company.
  • ASE Structural Mechanical Design Data. Compiled by Melanie Hunter. June 28, 1984.

Processing Information

This collection has not been fully processed.
Guide to the Nancy S. Hammond Space Shuttle Programs Collection
Completed - Level 1
Charise Dinges
Description rules
Edition statement
1st edition

Repository Details

Part of the The Museum of Flight Archives Repository

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Seattle Washington 98108-4097

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