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Apollo 11 Spacecraft Fifty-State Tour Press Kit

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Oversize 2019- , oversize: folder
Identifier: 2019-08-08
Content Description The Apollo 11 Spacecraft Fifty-State Tour Press Kit is a small collection consisting of the press kit and related materials from the promotional tour of the Apollo 11 command module across the United States in 1970-1971. The press kit includes a folder containing seven 8x10" black-and-white prints, a mission report booklet, a press release with tour schedule, a "Log of Apollo 11" color booklet, and a tour map. Twelve 11x14" color lithograph prints reproducing photographs from the moon landing...

Philip W. Barttels Apollo 13 Recovery Photographs Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2007-08-09
Content Description The Philip W. Barttels Apollo 13 Recovery Photographs Collection is a small collection consisting of images of the recovery of the Apollo 13 Command Module from the Pacific Ocean in 1970. The collection includes ten black-and-white photomechanical prints, one black-and-white photographic print, and five color photographic prints. The images depict the Command Module splashing down, recovery of the Apollo 13 crew and Command Module by U.S. Navy Sikorsky SH-3D Sea King helicopters of HS-4...

First International Space Docking Certificate

 Collection — Box: Assorted rare collections, Box 1, Folder: 2011-06-06 folder 1
Identifier: 2011-06-06-1
Content Description This collection consists of a single item, the "First International Space Docking Certificate," also known as the Space Magna Carta. The document, which is in both English and Russian and is dated July 17, 1975, commemorates the first international crewed space mission when an American Apollo module docked with a Soviet Soyuz capsule. This official government document was signed in space by the two entire crews, including Thomas P. Stafford, D. K. Slayton, Vance Brand, Alexei Leonov, and...

Michael B. Gordon Mercury Photographs Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2011-10-27
Content Description The Michael B. Gordon Mercury Photographs Collection is a small collection consisting of 11 4x5" black-and-white photographs depicting the preparation and recovery of the Mercury-Redstone 3 flight of Alan B. Shepard in 1961. The images show: technicians assisting Shepard with his spacesuit prior to launch; Shepard seated in Freedom 7 capsule prior to launch; Shepard being hoisted aboard Sikorsky S-58 helicopter after Freedom 7 splashdown; a Sikorsky S-58 helicopter recovering Freedom 7 capsule;...

Michael A. Poirier Apollo 13 Recovery Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2009-04-15
Contents of the Collection The Michael Poirier Apollo 13 Recovery Collection is a small collection comprised of film footage and photomechanical prints relating to the recovery of the Apollo 13 spacecraft by the USS Iwo Jima on April 17 1970. The film footage, which was shot by Poirier and is about ten minutes long, depicts both a SIMEX (simulation exercise) of the Apollo 13 recovery using a boilerplate Command Module (CM), as well as the actual recovery of the real CM. Several shots feature U.S. Navy...

Henry C. Runkel Apollo Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1987-09-23
Content Description The Henry C. Runkel Apollo Collection is a small collection with visual and textual materials documenting the development of the Saturn launch vehicles used in NASA's Apollo program in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The collection consists of items gathered by Runkel who was Boeing's Chief Engineer for the S-1C stage of the Saturn V rocket at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, Louisiana. Of most interest is a bound document titled "Apollo Saturn V S-1C Booster Design...

Deke Slayton Notebooks and Letter

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2008-04-12
Content Description The Deke Slayton Notebooks and Letter is a small collection consisting of planning notebooks used by Slayton ranging in date from 1963 to 1992 and letter that he received in 1959. The notebooks are primarily pocket-sized planners recording Slayton's activities from 1963-1976 and from 1991-1992. There are 181 notebooks in total, most of which cover one month of a year, arranged in small boxes each covering one calendar year with twelve notebooks per box. One notebook, not housed in a...

Charles L. Soellner NASA Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-04-03
Overview The Charles L. Soellner NASA Collection documents the space programs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The documents date from 1959 to 1975. The bulk of the materials are photographs and photomechancial prints mass-produced by NASA. The visual documentation and ephemera related to manned spaceflight missions were collected and assembled together in scrapbooks by Soellner.

Douglas I. Tilden Lunar Roving Vehicle Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1998-08-10
Abstract Douglas I. Tilden worked on the restoration of the Museum of Flight's Lunar Roving Vehicle. A crew of 18 volunteers worked on the restoration project from about 1993-1995. The materials in the collections were used for that restoration project.

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