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James S. and Judith A. Barrowman Report

 Collection — Box: One
Identifier: 2017-04-08
Content Description The James S. and Judith A. Barrowman Report is a small collection consisting of a research and development report on center of pressure prediction in rocketry written by James S. and Judith A. Barrowman. The report was presented at at the National Association of Rocketry's NARAM-8 on August 18, 1966. The title of the report is "The Theoretical Prediction of the Center of Pressure" and examines how the stability of a rocket is affected by its center of gravity and center of pressure....

George P. Boyle Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2004-04-13-A
Contents of the Collection The George P. Boyle Collection is comprised of two series; World War II aerial reconnaissance photographs and Boeing memorabilia. Series I, World War II aerial reconnaissance photographs, includes fifty-eight (58) black-and-white photographs dated 1945. The photographs vary in size, from 9.5x9.5" to 10x19" and include front captions providing contextual information such as location, date, and type of image, such as "post strike." The images were taken in various...

Charles Lindbergh Letter to Robert Goddard

 Collection — Box: Assorted rare collections, Box 1, Folder: 2011-06-06 folder 2
Identifier: 2011-06-06-2
Contents of the Collection This collection consists of a single item: a two-page typed letter written by Charles Lindbergh to Dr. Robert Goddard, dated December 15, 1938. In the letter Lindbergh makes the first suggestion for the military uses of the rocket. He states: "When the opportunity arises, I shall take this matter up with our own military people because I believe we should explore the military possibilities of the rocket. As you say, it is often difficult to start interest in such a radical development in its...

Terry Hammonds Percheron and Conestoga Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-06-26
Abstract Terry Hammonds (born 1941) was a reporter who followed Space Services, Inc. (SSI) and wrote articles, as well as took photographs, about SSI's Percheron and Conestoga projects. The collection is comprised of audiovisual materials, including photographs, slides, negatives, and two (2) audiocassettes, as well as a small amount of textual materials relating to Space Services, Inc. and the 1981-1984 Percheron and Conestoga rocket programs.

Hermann Oberth Letter to Rudolf Nebel

 Collection — Box: Assorted rare collections, Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2011-12-15
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of a single five-page typed letter to Rudolf Nebel from Hermann Oberth regarding rocketry work, November 1, 1930. No envelope accomanies the letter. It is from "Prof. Oberth, Medias, Romania" to "Herr Nebel" and includes a signature of "H. Oberth" in pencil on the final page. The letter is written in German and has not been translated or transcribed. Additional information as provided by the auction house (see Immediate Source...

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...

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...

G. Harry Stine Space History and Model Rocketry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-09-17
Overview The G. Harry Stine Space History and Model Rocketry Collection encompasses the professional work of G. Harry Stine, the founder of model rocketry in the United States. The collection includes material related to his work in the National Association of Rocketry, drafts of his writings, rocket designs, materials affiliated with model rocketry corporations, his aeronautical research files, and his work in commercial space flight.

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