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Henry Casselli, artist talk (Pt3)

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Conversations and talks
Podcast
MIME Type:
audio/mpeg
Uploaded:
Wed, 30 Nov 2011 16:00:00 EST
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
See more episodes:
Face-to-Face, from the National Portrait Gallery
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:podcasts_6d0b54ece0cfef3256d10a9f5bf6e980

Janet Kavandi: No Place Like Space

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service Podcasts  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
video/x-m4v
Uploaded:
Fri, 16 Mar 2012 12:00:00 EDT
Topic:
Exhibition  Search this
See more episodes:
Smithsonian Channel Presents Women in Science
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service Podcasts
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:podcasts_9647389432ae127c2f71024a339fe26c

Project Mercury "Big Joe" Installation Records (Eiband Collection)

Creator:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Names:
Big Joe (Space capsule)  Search this
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Project Mercury (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
2.18 Cubic feet ((2 records center boxes))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Correspondence
Notes
Drawings
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains data on the Big Joe capsule and its operation. The material includes blueprints of the thermocouple, telemetry, cooling, instrument, intercom, and other systems. It also contains notes and information on operations, afterbody assembly, personnel assignments, and safety measures, as well as other aspects of the work performed with the capsule during the Big Joe project.
Biographical / Historical:
Soon after the organization of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in October 1959, that agency selected Project Mercury as the first United States manned space program. The project was planned to launch a single man into Earth orbit and return him to Earth. Before launching a manned flight NASA planned a series of unmanned launches with the Mercury spacecraft/launch vehicle combinations to insure the success of later manned flights. The first successful launch of an instrumented Mercury boiler plate capsule, dubbed 'Big Joe' occurred on 9 September 1959 on an Atlas-10D booster from Cape Canaveral. The capsule reached an altitude of 161km (100 miles)e successfully reentering the atmosphere.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
A. Martin Eibrand, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA, Gift, unknown, XXXX-0189, 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:
Manned space flight  Search this
Space flight  Search this
Astronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Correspondence
Notes
Drawings
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0189
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0189

Thomas Taylor Neill Collection

Creator:
Neill, Thomas Taylor, 1903-1988  Search this
Names:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.)  Search this
United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics  Search this
United States. National Bureau of Standards. Aircraft Engine Research Laboratory  Search this
Neill, Thomas Taylor, 1903-1988  Search this
Extent:
17.25 Cubic feet ((2 legal document boxes) (15 records center boxes))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Financial records
Photographs
Drawings
Logs (records)
Manuscripts
Publications
Reports
Date:
1926-1972
bulk 1938-1943
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains the research material that Neill used in compiling his book. The material consists of correspondence and reports dealing with inspection, specifications, and performance tests of automobile and aircraft engines and fuels from 1926 to 1944. There are also reports, articles, and log books of specific engine types, both aeronautical and automotive, collected from all over the world, as well as a rough manuscript copy of Neill's book.
Biographical / Historical:
Thomas Taylor Neill (1903-1988) was an aeropropulsion engineer and author. Following the completion of his degrees at Catholic University of America (BS.ME 1925) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MS 1926) he went to work in the Aircraft Engine Research lab at the United States National Bureau of Standard (engineer 1926-39). He served as an ignition engineer for the Army Air Corps in Dayton, OH (1939-42). He then spent nearly twenty years in research for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (Assistant to the Director of Research 1942-58) and its successor the National Aeronautics and Administration (NASA; Chief of Research Administration Division, Office of Advanced Research Programs 1958-61; Chief of Research and Technical Reports, Office of Advance Research and Technology, 1961-70). Following his retirement from NASA, Neill worked as a consultant to the National Air and Space Museum (1971- ) where he began compiling a book on aviation engines in the inter-war period.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Thomas Neill, transfer, unknown, XXXX-0181, 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:
Aeronautical engineers  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aircraft engines  Search this
Airplanes -- Rocket engines  Search this
Airplanes -- Motors  Search this
Airplanes -- Jet propulsion  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Financial records
Photographs
Drawings
Logs (records)
Manuscripts
Publications
Reports
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0181
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0181

Skylab (McDonnell-Douglas) Collection

Creator:
McDonnell Douglas Corp. McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Co.  Search this
Names:
McDonnell Douglas Corp. McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Co.  Search this
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Skylab Program  Search this
Extent:
1.53 Cubic feet ((1 records center box) (1 flatbox))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Drawings
Reports
Date:
1970-1974
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of McDonnell-Douglas Astronautics Co. documents relating to the construction of NASA's Skylab Orbital Workshop in 1970-1972. It contains still photographs covering the construction of the vehicle and its transportation to Kennedy Space Center, Florida, which were submitted to NASA every month during the project. Also included are daily status reports during the operating life of Skylab (29 May 1973 - 8 February 1974), as well as engineering drawings of the vehicle prepared by McDonnell-Douglas for the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum.
Biographical / Historical:
Skylab was a manned space station launched into Earth orbit by the United States in May 1973. It was made from the third stage of a Saturn V launch vehicle. A crew of three astronauts occupied Skylab during each of three missions. The longest mission, which ended in February 1974, lasted almost three months. The Skylab missions obtained vast amounts of scientific data, and they demonstrated to the American public that people could live and work productively in space for months at a time. The Orbital workshop (OWS) was a modified Saturn 4B stage that served as crew quarters. It could hold provisions for a three-man crew for up to 84 days each. Skylab crews lived and did most of their scientific research in the workshop.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
No donor information, Gift, unknown, XXXX-0090, 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:
Astronautics  Search this
Astronautics  Search this
Manned space flight  Search this
Space vehicles  Search this
Skylab Orbital Workshop  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Drawings
Reports
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0090
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0090

Space Acceleration Measurement Unit System (SAMS) Collection

Creator:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Names:
Mir (Space station)  Search this
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Extent:
2.18 Cubic feet ((3 legal document boxes) (1 flatbox))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Optical disks
Correspondence
Logs (records)
Drawings
Reports
Date:
[ca. 1990s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of the following types of documentation relating to SAMS: test plans and reports; drawings; maintenance logs; and memorandums and correspondence. This collection also contains optical discs from the SAMS/MIR project, which contain the raw data.
Biographical / Historical:
The Space Acceleration Measurement Unit System (SAMS) is an acceleration measurement and data acquisition instrument, not a classical micro gravity research experiment. SAMS consists of a main unit and up to three remotely positioned triaxial sensor heads. The data is used to provide investigators with a time history of this environment to improve for future experiment design. This instrument was flown on the Space Shuttle and Mir Space Station, from 1994 to 1998.
General:
Additional materials: The actual artifact, project decals and official SAMS log books are housed in the National Air and Space Museum Depart of Space History.
NASMrev
Provenance:
NASA Glenn Research Center, Transfer, 2000, 2000-0040, Public Domain
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 Acceleration Measurement Unit System (SAMS)  Search this
Reduced gravity environments  Search this
Space shuttles  Search this
Genre/Form:
Optical disks
Correspondence
Logs (records)
Drawings
Reports
Identifier:
NASM.2000.0040
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2000-0040

Skylab Food Heating / Serving Tray Collection

Creator:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Names:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Skylab Program  Search this
Extent:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Reports
Drawings
Date:
[ca. 1970s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of the NASA Acceptance Data Packages and drawings for Skylab Food Heating / Serving Trays Serial Numbers 4904, 4913 and 4914, as well as material relating to tray Serial Number 4912.
Biographical / Historical:
Skylab was a manned space station launched into Earth orbit by the United States in May 1973. To prepare meals, the Skylab crew placed desired food packages into the food warmer tray. This was the first device capable of heating foods (by means of conduction) during space flight. Foods consisted of products such as ham, chili, mashed potatoes, ice cream, steak, and asparagus.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Collections Management, NASM, Transfer, 1999, 1999-0019, 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:
Manned space flight  Search this
Space vehicles  Search this
Astronautics  Search this
Space vehicles -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Genre/Form:
Reports
Drawings
Identifier:
NASM.1999.0019
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1999-0019

Caldwell C. Johnson Papers

Creator:
Johnson, Caldwell C.  Search this
Names:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Project Apollo (U.S.)  Search this
Project Apollo-Soyuz (U.S.)  Search this
Project Mercury (U.S.)  Search this
Johnson, Caldwell C.  Search this
Extent:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Reports
Drawings
Publications
Photographs
Date:
[ca. 1950s-1970s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 34 items of manned space flight memorabilia, circa 1950s-1970s, including pencil and ink drawings by Caldwell Johnson from the Mercury, Apollo, and the Apollo-Soyuz programs. This collection also contains papers, reports, and brochures on these three projects, along with design studies for other spacecraft and related equipment.
Biographical / Historical:
Caldwell C. Johnson was a manned spacecraft designer for NASA and contributed majorly to the Mercury, Apollo, and Apollo-Soyuz projects. Johnson began his aeronautical engineering career in 1937, when at the age of eighteen he was hired by NACA as a model builder. By 1958, Johnson was the top engineering designer for the Pilotless Aircraft Research Division (PARD). He was at that point recruited for the Mercury program where his job was to put the first design of the Mercury capsule on paper. Johnson is a co-holder of the Mercury spacecraft patent and was the principal architect of the Apollo spacecraft. Johnson was also a member of the Space Task Group (STG), and was the Chief of Spacecraft Design at the Manned Spacecraft Center (now Johnson Spacecraft Center) during the early 1970s. His last project before his retirement from NASA in 1974, was the Apollo-Soyuz Project.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Caldwell C. Johnson, gift, 2000, 2000-0019, Public Domain?
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
Manned space flight  Search this
Aeronautical engineers  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Reports
Drawings
Publications
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.2000.0019
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2000-0019

Joel Banow Collection

Creator:
Banow, Joel  Search this
Names:
CBS  Search this
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Project Apollo (U.S.)  Search this
Project Apollo (U.S.). Apollo 11  Search this
Banow, Joel  Search this
Extent:
1.92 Cubic feet ((1 records center box) (1 flatbox))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Photographs
Press releases
Motion pictures (visual works)
Scripts (documents)
Drawings
Manuals
Date:
[ca. 1960s-1970s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of the following materials collected by Joel Banow during his tenure with CBS News covering the United States manned space program: press releases; press kits, correspondence, memorandums, show rundowns, technical specifications, director notes, scripts, storyboards, photographs, drawings, guide books and manuals, transparencies, posters, a videotape, and 16 mm films. There are also three animation cells relating to the coverage of Apollo 11. The material was generated by NASA, CBS and the following NASA contractors -- Grumman, North American Rockwell, and RCA.
Biographical / Historical:
Joel Banow is a retired television director. During his sixteen years with CBS News, he worked on all the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, and Skylab space shots. As the director, he was responsible for creating a great many of the special effects and simulations needed to tell the story. In 1969, Banow received a Directors Guild of America (DGA) award for his coverage of Apollo 11.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Joel Banow, gift, 1999, 2000-0027, Public Domain and CBS
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:
Television broadcasting -- Special effects  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Photographs
Press releases
Motion pictures (visual works)
Scripts (documents)
Drawings
Manuals
Identifier:
NASM.2000.0027
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2000-0027

Space Suit Android Drawings

Creator:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation  Search this
Names:
International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation  Search this
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Extent:
3.1 Cubic feet (1 24 x 38 x 2 drawer)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
1964
Summary:
This collection consists of engineering drawings for the android and related gear.
Scope and Content:
This collection consists of engineering drawings for the android and related gear.
Arrangement:
Alphabetical Order.
Biographical/Historical note:
The Space Suit Android was built by ITT under contract to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). NASA's Manned Spaceflight Center, Crew Systems Division, used the android to test and evaluate space suit designs and related equipment for mobility and operational stress. The android was later considered by the United States Air Force for use in its bionics program.
Provenance:
National Air and Space Museum, Division of Space History, transfer, 1989, 1989-0062, Unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Permissions Requests
Topic:
Androids  Search this
Astronautics  Search this
Space suits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Citation:
Space Suit Android Drawings, Acc. 1989-0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.1989.0062
See more items in:
Space Suit Android Drawings
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1989-0062
Online Media:

4281-4499

Collection Creator:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation  Search this
Container:
Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Space Suit Android Drawings, Acc. 1989-0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Space Suit Android Drawings
Space Suit Android Drawings / Series 1: Size A Drawing Number Ranges
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1989-0062-ref11

4500-4695

Collection Creator:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation  Search this
Container:
Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Space Suit Android Drawings, Acc. 1989-0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Space Suit Android Drawings
Space Suit Android Drawings / Series 1: Size A Drawing Number Ranges
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1989-0062-ref12

4701-4817

Collection Creator:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation  Search this
Container:
Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Space Suit Android Drawings, Acc. 1989-0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Space Suit Android Drawings
Space Suit Android Drawings / Series 1: Size A Drawing Number Ranges
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1989-0062-ref13

4304-4495

Collection Creator:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation  Search this
Container:
Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Space Suit Android Drawings, Acc. 1989-0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Space Suit Android Drawings
Space Suit Android Drawings / Series 2: Size B Drawing Number Ranges
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1989-0062-ref14

4496-4688

Collection Creator:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation  Search this
Container:
Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Space Suit Android Drawings, Acc. 1989-0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Space Suit Android Drawings
Space Suit Android Drawings / Series 2: Size B Drawing Number Ranges
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1989-0062-ref15

4691-4771

Collection Creator:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation  Search this
Container:
Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Space Suit Android Drawings, Acc. 1989-0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Space Suit Android Drawings
Space Suit Android Drawings / Series 2: Size B Drawing Number Ranges
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1989-0062-ref16

4280-4481

Collection Creator:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation  Search this
Container:
Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Space Suit Android Drawings, Acc. 1989-0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Space Suit Android Drawings
Space Suit Android Drawings / Series 3: Size C Drawing Number Ranges
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1989-0062-ref17

4492-4573

Collection Creator:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation  Search this
Container:
Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Space Suit Android Drawings, Acc. 1989-0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Space Suit Android Drawings
Space Suit Android Drawings / Series 3: Size C Drawing Number Ranges
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1989-0062-ref18

4677-5064

Collection Creator:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation  Search this
Container:
Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Space Suit Android Drawings, Acc. 1989-0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Space Suit Android Drawings
Space Suit Android Drawings / Series 3: Size C Drawing Number Ranges
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1989-0062-ref19

4368

Collection Creator:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation  Search this
Container:
Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Space Suit Android Drawings, Acc. 1989-0062, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Space Suit Android Drawings
Space Suit Android Drawings / Series 4: Size D Drawing Number Ranges
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1989-0062-ref20

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