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Astronautics and state -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007100595

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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...

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;...

Nancy S. Hammond Space Shuttle Programs Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2023-09-20
Contents of the Collection 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,...

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 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.

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