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Outer space -- Exploration

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Non-preferred terms: Exploration of space ; Solar system--Exploration ; Space exploration (Astronautics) ; Space research http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85096159

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Biographical Information Files - Assorted Groups and Topics

 Sub-Group
Scope and Contents The Biographical Files are an artifical collection with textual and photographic files on prominent people in the space and aviation industries. Approximately 1600 individuals and a couple dozen groups are represented with textual material such as newspaper clippings, articles, obituaries and other printed ephemera such as brochures and tickets, as well as photographic and digital prints and photocopied images. Materials come from various sources, including unsolicited or unaccessioned...

Iva and Homer Metz Space Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-11-01
Overview The Iva and Homer Metz Space Collection documents the careers of both Iva and Homer in aviation and the space industry. It follows their time with the U.S. Navy, the Boeing Company, North American Aviation, and at Cape Canaveral during the Apollo and Skylab programs.

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.

Donald D. Viele Lunar Orbiter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-11-06
Abstract Donald Viele was a Systems Engingeer with Boeing who worked with NASA on the Lunar Orbiter Program (1964-1967). This collection contains documents and photographs collected and authored by Viele during his time on the Lunar Orbiter team.

There is also some documentation relating to Viele's work with the Minuteman Missile program.

Series III. Aeronautical Research Files, 1916-1997

 Series
Scope and Contents The Aeronautical Research Files is the largest of all the series in the Stine Collection, consisting of about 31 cubic feet of material. Nine subseries make up this grouping: Subseries A. Aircraft, 1916-1987; Subseries B. Facilities, 1953-1997; Subseries C. International Programs, 1920-1993; Subseries D. Rockets and Missiles, 1924-1996; Subseries E. Satellites, 1957-1995; Subseries F. Spacecraft and Missions, 1946-1986; Subseries G. Space Vehicles, 1960-1993; Subseries H. Space – General,...

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