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Cliff and Pam Bickford NASA and air show slides

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2004-11-09
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of approximately four hundred forty (440) slides relating to NASA recovery operations of Gemini and Apollo, as well as assorted air shows, circa 1960s-1990s. There is also one (1) black-and-white pencil lithograph of North American T-28 Trojan with USS Lexington markings signed by artist Don Kellams, undated.

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;...

John D. Pearce NASA and Space Shuttle Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2014-10-09
Contents of the Collection The John D. Pearce NASA and Space Shuttle Collection is comprised primarily of visual materials, including photographs, negatives, and slides, as well as assorted ephemera, such as decals, press badges, NASA publications, and clippings. Materials mainly relate to NASA and Space Shuttle events, launches, and news from 1981-1989. The bulk of the collection is housed within three albums and contains the majority of the visual materials, although there is a small amount of loose...

Deke Slayton ASTP Joint Operations Checklist

 Collection — Box: Slayton Collections Box 1, Folder: 2021-11-18
Identifier: 2021-11-18-1
Content Description The Deke Slayton ASTP Joint Operations Checklist consists of a single item: Slayton's personal copy of the "ASTP Reference Joint Operations Checklist," published by NASA's Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, March 31, 1975. The checklist is an 80-page document with guidelines for docking and undocking the Apollo spacecraft with the Soyuz capsule during the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project. It also covers such topics as photo, television and movie ops; waste management; a fungi experiment; a microbial...

Deke Slayton Mercury Program Notebook

 Collection — Box: Slayton Collections Box 1
Identifier: 2011-12-03
Content Description The Deke Slayton Mercury Program Notebook is a small collection consisting of a single item: a spiral bound "steno"-style notebook of handwritten notes by Deke Slayton during the Mercury Program. Written on the cover is the text, ÔÇťAstro Affairs Organization of 1st Astronaut Office." The contents of the notebook illustrate the organizational structure of the department, problems that needed to be addressed, future program plans, and policies that were to be published. Each of these topics are...

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.

Wiley Williams Space Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2019-12-18
Content Description The Wiley Williams Space Collection is a collection of textual and visual materials collected by Williams during his career as an engineer for Grumman and NASA in the 1950s and 1960s.Williams himself is documented with clippings about him, a poster from Grumman acknowledging his work, and photographs of him. The photographs are all 8x10" black-and-white official NASA photos depicting him with colleagues during the course of his work. Related to Gemini missions, there is...

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