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America's spaceport : John F. Kennedy Space Center

Title:
John F. Kennedy Space Center
Author:
United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Subject:
John F. Kennedy Space Center  Search this
United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Physical description:
[42] pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1989
[1989?]
Topic:
Astronautics  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1096317

Research and technology : annual report of the John F. Kennedy Space Center

Title:
Research and technology ... annual report
Author:
John F. Kennedy Space Center  Search this
Subject:
John F. Kennedy Space Center Periodicals  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
Florida
United States
Date:
19uu
Topic:
Launch complexes (Astronautics)--Periodicals  Search this
Astronautics  Search this
Space sciences--Periodicals  Search this
Call number:
TL862.J6 A34
TL862.J6A34
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_434432

Folder 17 National Aeronautics and Space Administration, John F. Kennedy Space Center, 1975

Collection Creator::
National Air and Space Museum. Department of Astronautics  Search this
Container:
Box 47 of 64
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Box 33 contains copyrighted materials; see finding aid. Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 398, National Air and Space Museum. Department of Astronautics, Correspondence
See more items in:
Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0398-refidd1e14260

Cape Canaveral Launch Complex Slides

Creator:
Pierce, Harvey F.  Search this
Names:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. John F. Kennedy Space Center -- Cape Canaveral (Fla.)  Search this
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. John F. Kennedy Space Center. Vertical Assemby Building (VAB) -- Cape Canaveral (Fla.)  Search this
Project Apollo (U.S.)  Search this
Project Saturn (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Slides (photographs)
Place:
Outer space -- Exploration -- United States
Date:
[ca. 1960s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 173 slides of launch complexes, mainly Complexes 34 and 37 and the Vertical Assembly Building (VAB), at Cape Canaveral during the 1960s. These complexes were used for Saturn 5/Apollo launches and were subsequently modified for the Space Shuttle.
Biographical / Historical:
Harvey F. Pierce was a partner with Maurice H. Connell and Associates, an architecture and engineering firm who did work for NASA during the 1960s. During Pierce's work at Cape Canaveral, he took slides of the launch complexes.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Brian Pierce, gift, 1997, 1997-0044, unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Space shuttles  Search this
Astronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Slides (photographs)
Identifier:
NASM.1997.0044
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1997-0044

Kennedy Space Center Photograph Collection

Creator:
John F. Kennedy Space Center  Search this
Names:
Space Shuttle Program (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
17.44 Cubic Feet (16 boxes))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Date:
bulk 1974-2002
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of approximately sixteen cubic feet of Kennedy Space Center press release photographs, both black and white and color. Most of the photography is concerned with the Space Shuttle missions, and includes imagery of the following: astronauts, including official portraits; astronaut training; launch preparations; shuttle launches; and astronauts during the space missions. There are also a few images of unmanned launch preparations and launch.
Provenance:
Kennedy Space Center, Gift, 2004
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Astronautics  Search this
Space Shuttle Orbiter  Search this
Space vehicles  Search this
Space flight  Search this
Manned space flight  Search this
Astronauts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Kennedy Space Center Photograph Collection, Accession 2004-0042, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2004.0042
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2004-0042

Robert Foster Papers

Creator:
Foster, Robert L, 1922-1994  Search this
Names:
John F. Kennedy Space Center  Search this
McDonnell Douglas Corp  Search this
Project Gemini (U.S.)  Search this
Project Mercury (U.S.)  Search this
Vandenberg Air Force Base (Calif.)  Search this
Extent:
0.75 Cubic Feet ((2 box))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Correspondence
Articles
Newsletters
Memorandums
Date:
bulk 1930-1974
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of .75 linear ft of Robert L. Foster's professional papers, including the following types of material: reports, correspondence, photographs, invitations, McDonnell newsletters, interoffice memorandums, and newspaper articles. The papers relate to his long association with the McDonnell Douglas Corporation, and his roles in Project Mercury, Project Gemini, and at Vandenberg Air Force Base.
Biographical / Historical:
Robert L. Foster (1922-1994) received a BSEE from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1952. Prior to his time at Georgia, Foster was in the US Army Corps of Engineers from 1942-1950. In 1953, he began his long association with McDonnell Douglas Corporation. At McDonnell Douglas Foster had a number of important positions, including the following: Group Engineer for Advanced Design (1958-1959), Senior Group Engineer for Project Mercury (1959-1960), Engineering Manager for Project Mercury (1960-1965) , and Operation manager for Project Gemini (1965-1967). Later in 1967, Foster was transferred from Cape Kennedy to Vandenberg Air Force Base where he served as base manager (1967-1968), Deputy Director (1968-1969) and finally Director (1969 -).
Provenance:
Sally Foster-Chang, Gift, 2004
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Manned space flight  Search this
Space vehicles  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Correspondence
Articles
Newsletters
Memorandums
Citation:
Robert Foster Papers, 2004-0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2004.0062
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2004-0062

Spaceport news

Issuing body:
John F. Kennedy Space Center  Search this
Subject:
John F. Kennedy Space Center  Search this
Physical description:
volumes : illustrations ; 32 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
Florida
Date:
1961
Topic:
Space sciences  Search this
Astronautics  Search this
Launch complexes (Astronautics)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1097154

Kennedy Space Center story

Author:
John F. Kennedy Space Center  Search this
Subject:
John F. Kennedy Space Center  Search this
Physical description:
x, 160 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1982
[1982]
Topic:
Astronautics  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1058660

The Kennedy Space Center story

Author:
John F. Kennedy Space Center  Search this
Subject:
John F. Kennedy Space Center  Search this
Physical description:
172 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1986
1986]
Topic:
Launch complexes (Astronautics)  Search this
Call number:
TL4027.F52 J686 1986
TL4027.F52J686 1986
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_340225

Naval Research Laboratory and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Vehicles and Satellites Photography and Film

Creator:
Air Force Missile Test Center (U.S.)  Search this
Names:
John F. Kennedy Space Center  Search this
Naval Research Laboratory (U.S.)  Search this
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963  Search this
Extent:
0.7 Cubic Feet ((1 containers))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Motion pictures (visual works)
Photographs
Date:
bulk 1960s
Scope and Contents:
This .7 cubic foot collection of photography and film was gathered by Wilfred Deac during his stint as an information service officer with the Naval Research Laboratory and then with the Air Force at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), specifically with the Cape Canaveral Missile Test Annex (CCMTA). The photographs consists of color slides and mostly 8 by 10 inch prints, both black and white and color. The prints include images of satellites and launch vehicles at CCMTA, including: Solar Radiation Satellites (SOLARD) such as GREB III; V-2 Bumper Project; Thor-Able Launch Vehicles; Saturn 5 Launch Vehicles; Snark Missiles; Aero Spacelines Guppies; as well as a few images of President John F. Kennedy's November 1963 visit to Cape Canaveral. There are also images relating to the Naval Research Laboratory's Galactic Radiation and Background (GRAB) Intelligence Satellites Program. The two 16 mm color films are as follows: Gen. Hustons Briefing Film; and Briefing Film (Deac) ETR, April 1967; the films have accompanying scripts. There is also an article by Deac, entitled: "The Navy's Spy Missions in Space."
Biographical / Historical:
Wilfred Deac worked as an information services officer with the Naval Research Laboratory during the Galactic Radiation and Background (GRAB) Intelligence Satellites Program and Sugar Grove projects, serving as a bridge between the scientists and engineers who conducted the projects and the media. He then worked as a public affairs officer with the US Air Force at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) which was the primary launch site for the Air Force Eastern Test Range. Deac went on to hold various other government, as well as private-sector, positions in the United States, Europe, and Asia. He was a civilian government official attached to the US Embassy in Cambodia in 1971, and he has written Road to the Killing Fields published by the Texas A&M University Press, 1997. He currently works as a freelance writer.
Provenance:
Wilfred Deac, Gift, 2015
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Artificial satellites  Search this
Saturn 5 Launch Vehicle  Search this
Astronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Photographs
Citation:
Naval Research Laboratory and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Vehicles and Satellites Photography and Film, Accession 2015-0044, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2015.0044
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2015-0044

Bob Crippen

Artist:
Henry C. Casselli, Jr., born 25 October 1946  Search this
Sitter:
Robert Laurel Crippen, born 11 Sep 1937  Search this
Medium:
Graphite and watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 45.7 x 61.1 cm (18 x 24 1/16")
Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28")
Type:
Drawing
Place:
United States\Florida\Brevard\Cape Canaveral
Date:
1981
Topic:
Robert Laurel Crippen: Male  Search this
Robert Laurel Crippen: Science and Technology\Scientist\Astronaut  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Gift of Taylor Energy Company LLC
Object number:
NPG.2008.43
Restrictions & Rights:
© Henry C. Casselli, Jr.
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2008.43

A review of medical results of Gemini 7 and related flights; held at: Management Center, John F. Kennedy Space Center, Kennedy Space Center, Florida, August 23, 1966

Author:
United States Office of Manned Space Flight  Search this
Subject:
Project Gemini (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
287 p. 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1966
1966]
Topic:
Space medicine  Search this
Space flight--Physiological effect  Search this
Call number:
RC1080 .U55
RC1080.U55
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_158257

Kennedy Space Center story

Author:
United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Subject:
John F. Kennedy Space Center  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 286 p. illus. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1972
Call number:
TL4027.F52 J686X
TL4027.F52J686X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_32218

The Kennedy Space Center story

Author:
United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Subject:
John F. Kennedy Space Center  Search this
Physical description:
x, 350 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1974
Call number:
TL4027.F52 J686X 1974
TL4027.F52J686X 1974
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_117984

A summary of major NASA launches, October 1, 1958 - December 31, 1979

Author:
John F. Kennedy Space Center  Search this
United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (various pagings) ; 22 x 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1980
Topic:
Artificial satellites--Launching  Search this
Call number:
TL796 .J65 1980
TL796.J65 1980
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_140584

Future utilization of the Kennedy Space Center, Cape Kennedy, Florida. Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, second session, Apr. 10, 1970

Author:
United States Congress House Committee on Science and Astronautics Subcommittee on Manned Space Flight  Search this
Subject:
John F. Kennedy Space Center  Search this
Physical description:
iii, 57 p. illus. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1970
Call number:
KF27.S353 1970X
KF27.S353 1970X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_4967

Spaceport, U.S.A.; the story of Cape Canaveral and the Air Force Missile Test Center

Author:
Caidin, Martin 1927-1997  Search this
Subject:
United States Air Force Missile Test Center, Patrick Air Force Base, Fla Cape Canaveral Test Annex  Search this
John F. Kennedy Space Center  Search this
Physical description:
380 pages illustrations 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1959
Call number:
UG634.5.P3 C3X
UG634.5.P3C3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_51479

Kennedy Space Center : gateway to space / David West-Reynolds

Author:
Reynolds, David West  Search this
Subject:
John F. Kennedy Space Center History  Search this
Physical description:
248 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Florida
United States
Date:
2006
Topic:
Launch complexes (Astronautics)  Search this
Astronautics--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_814788

Kennedy Space Center Fire Department : the first thir[t]y years / by Bill Killen and Lee Starrick

Author:
Killen, Bill  Search this
Starrick, Lee  Search this
Subject:
John F. Kennedy Space Center Fire Department History  Search this
Physical description:
129 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 20 x 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1994
C1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_831494

A history of the Kennedy Space Center / Kenneth Lipartito and Orville R. Butler

Author:
Lipartito, Kenneth 1957-  Search this
Butler, Orville R. 1952-  Search this
Subject:
John F. Kennedy Space Center History  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 478 p. : ill ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Florida
United States
Date:
2007
C2007
Topic:
Launch complexes (Astronautics)  Search this
Astronautics--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_835126

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