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Primate Capsule, Mercury

Title:
Primate Capsule, Mercury
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Fiberglass
Paint
Plexiglas
Steel
Aluminum
Rubber
Synthetic Fabric
Lead
Plastic
Copper
Adhesive
Dimensions:
Overall: 94 × 47 × 38.7cm, 22.7kg (37 × 18 1/2 × 15 1/4 in., 50lb.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned-Test Vehicles
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19721176000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Hatch, Right, Gemini IV

Astronaut:
Edward H. White, II  Search this
James A. McDivitt  Search this
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum Alloy
Titanium
Rene 41
White Metal Alloys
Glass
Fabric
Insulation Materials
Asbestos
Velcro
Nylon
Silicone
Rubber and Plastic Coated Electrical Wires
Adhesives
RTV Rubber
Paint
Steel
Plastic
Fabric Adhesive Tape
Foam
Unknown Putty
Dimensions:
3-D: 95.3 × 39.4 × 127cm, 55.8kg (3 ft. 1 1/2 in. × 1 ft. 3 1/2 in. × 4 ft. 2 in., 123lb.)
Storage (Rehoused on aluminum pallet with three other objects): 152.4 × 152.4 × 83.8cm, 150.6kg (5 ft. × 5 ft. × 2 ft. 9 in., 332lb.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19670209004
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Shingles and Hardware, Capsule, Mercury #12B

Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
HAZ MAT: Cadmium
Non-Magnetic White Metal (Possible Rene 41)
Paint
Ferrous Alloy
Adhesive Tape
Ink
Possible Beryllium
Dimensions:
3-D (Shingle "7C"): 62.9 × 51.4 × 4.4cm (2 ft. 3/4 in. × 1 ft. 8 1/4 in. × 1 3/4 in.)
3-D (Shingle "1C"): 66 × 50.2 × 2.5cm (2 ft. 2 in. × 1 ft. 7 3/4 in. × 1 in.)
3-D (Shingle "1B"): 56.5 × 40 × 1.9cm (1 ft. 10 1/4 in. × 1 ft. 3 3/4 in. × 3/4 in.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19680249001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Heat Shield Sample, Gemini 7

Astronaut:
Frank Borman  Search this
James A. Lovell Jr.  Search this
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Silicone elastomer honeycomb ablating layer
Dimensions:
3-D: 10.2 × 10.2 × 5.1cm (4 × 4 × 2 in.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned-Parts & Structural Components
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA
Inventory Number:
A19680273001
Restrictions & Rights:
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Heat Shield, Unablated, Gemini

Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Base: Resin-impregnated fiberglass
Honeycomb filling: Dow-Corning DC-325 ablative material
Dimensions:
3-D: 10.2 × 10.2 × 3.8cm (4 × 4 × 1 1/2 in.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned-Parts & Structural Components
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Found in collection. Donor unknown at this time. Found on NASM premises.
Inventory Number:
A20010323033
Restrictions & Rights:
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Heat Shield Sample, Gemini, Ablated

Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Base: Resin-impregnated fiberglass
Honeycomb filling: Dow-Corning DC-325 ablative material
Dimensions:
Approximate: 2 3/4 in. deep x 4 in. long x 4 in. wide (6.99 x 10.16 x 10.16cm)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned-Parts & Structural Components
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Found in collection. Donor unknown at this time. Found on NASM premises.
Inventory Number:
A20040124000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Human Spaceflight
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National Air and Space Museum
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Heat Shield Sample, Gemini

Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Base: Resin-impregnated fiberglass
Honeycomb filling: Dow-Corning DC-325 ablative material
Dimensions:
Approximate: 2 1/2 in. deep x 4 in. long x 4 in. wide (6.35 x 10.16 x 10.16cm)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned-Parts & Structural Components
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Found in collection. Donor unknown at this time. Found on NASM premises.
Inventory Number:
A20040125000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Human Spaceflight
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National Air and Space Museum
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Heat Shield, Gemini

Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Base: Resin-impregnated fiberglass; Honeycomb filling: Dow-Corning DC-325 ablative material; Outer ring: Fiberite
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 ft. 8 in. diameter, 240 lb. (233.68cm, 108.9kg)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned-Parts & Structural Components
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration through McDonnell Aircraft Corp.
Inventory Number:
A19781814000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Human Spaceflight
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Capsule, Mercury, MR-3

Title:
Mercury Capsule Freedom 7
Astronaut:
Alan B. Shepard Jr.  Search this
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Skin & Structure: Titanium
Shingles: Nickel-steel alloy; Beryllium shingles
Ablation Shield: Glass fibers, resin
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 ft. 5 in. tall x 6 ft. 1 in. diameter, 2422 lb. (287 x 185.4cm, 1098.6kg)
Capsule Only ( not including stand) : 93-1/4" H
Support (at base): 6 ft. 1 in. diameter (185.4cm)
Weight: 2316 lbs. (approximation)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19620021000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Capsule, Mercury, MA-6

Astronaut:
John H. Glenn, Jr.  Search this
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Skin & Structure: Titanium
Heat shield: Phenolic resin, fiberglass
Shingles: Nickel-steel alloy; beryllium shingles removed
Dimensions:
Overall: 190.5 × 226.1cm, 875.4kg (6 ft. 3 in. × 7 ft. 5 in., 1930lb.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19670176000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Location:
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition:
Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall
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National Air and Space Museum
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Capsule, Gemini IV

Astronaut:
Edward H. White, II  Search this
James A. McDivitt  Search this
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Structure: Titanium; cylindrical section: beryllium alloy; conical section: Rene 41 (nickel-steel alloy); heat shield: silicone elastomer
Skin: Beryllium, Nickel Alloy
Dimensions:
Overall: 228.6 × 251.5cm, 1369.9kg (7 ft. 6 in. × 8 ft. 3 in., 3020lb.)
Approximate (cylindrical reaction control section): 64.8 × 100.3cm (25 1/2 × 39 1/2 in.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19670209000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Location:
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition:
Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Capsule, Mercury #15B

Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Skin & Structure: Titanium
Shingles: Nickel-steel alloy; Beryllium shingles removed
Ablation Shield: Glass fibers, resin
Dimensions:
Overall: 74 in. diameter, 3000lb., 11 ft. 4 in. length (188cm, 1360.8kg, 345.4cm)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19680241000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Human Spaceflight
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Capsule, Gemini VII

Title:
Gemini VII
Astronaut:
Frank Borman  Search this
James A. Lovell Jr.  Search this
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Structure: Titanium; cylindrical section: beryllium alloy; conical section: Rene 41 (nickel-steel alloy); heat shield: silicone elastomer.
Dimensions:
Overall: 10 ft. 10 in. tall x 7 ft. 5 in. wide, 3375 lb. (330.2 x 226.1cm, 1530.9kg)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19680273000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Human Spaceflight
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Propeller, Variable-Pitch, Three-Blade, McDonnell Aircraft

Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
HAZMAT: Cadmium Plating
Steel, Preservative coating, Aluminum alloy, Textile, Rubber, Copper Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D (Larger Hub): 58.1kg (128lb.)
3-D (Smaller Hub): 49.9kg (110lb.)
3-D (Metal Plate): 36.8 × 36.8 × 3.2cm, 6.4kg (1 ft. 2 1/2 in. × 1 ft. 2 1/2 in. × 1 1/4 in., 14lb.)
3-D (Round Metal Gear): 23.5 × 23.5 × 5.7cm, 4.5kg (9 1/4 × 9 1/4 × 2 1/4 in., 10lb.)
3-D (Bag of Cortec): 6.8kg (15lb.)
3-D (Misc. Items): 2.7kg (6lb.)
Storage (Aluminum Pallet): 165.1 × 122.6 × 76.2cm, 185.5kg (5 ft. 5 in. × 4 ft. 1/4 in. × 2 ft. 6 in., 409lb.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Propellers & Impellers
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the National Advisory Council for Aeronautics.
Inventory Number:
A19590017000
Restrictions & Rights:
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McDonnell FH-1 Phantom I

Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
All-metal (aluminium alloy) construction with flush-riveted skin. Monocoque fuselage with cockpit forward of the leading edge of the wing.
Dimensions:
Overall: 14ft 2in., 6683lb., 30ft 9in. x 40ft 9in. (431.8cm, 3031.4 x 937.3 x 1242.1kg)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1946
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Department of the Navy.
Inventory Number:
A19600130000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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CGD-79 : Pressure Recovery for Missiles with Reaction Propulsion at High Supersonic Speeds (The Efficiency of Shock Diffusers)

Author:
Oswalitsch, Kl.  Search this
Issuing body:
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Strömungsforschung, Göttingen  Search this
Curtiss-Wright Corporation  Search this
McDonnell Aircraft Corporation  Search this
Translator:
Letsof, Jack (Curtiss-Wright)  Search this
Luippold, Robert (Curtiss-Wright)  Search this
Hurmann, F. K. (McDonnell)  Search this
Buyard, P. A. (McDonnell)  Search this
Extent:
112 Frames
Container:
Reel 3, Item 14
Type:
Archival materials
Microform
Frames
Date:
October 1945 (Curtiss-Wright translation)
February 8, 1946 (McDonnell translation)
Scope and Contents:
Two translations of Kl. Oswalitsch, Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Strömungsforschung report 1005, January 1944.

Curtiss-Wright Corporation report, October 1945. Translated by Jack Letsof and Robert Luippold.

McDonnell Aircraft Corp report GT-18, February 8, 1946. Translated by F. K. Hurmann and P. A. Buyard.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection 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
Collection Citation:
Captured German Aeronautical Documents (CGD) Microfilm, Acc. XXXX.0408, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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CGD-82 : Aerodynamic Rules for the Design of Jet Propulsion Nacelles

Author:
Schulz, G. (Heinkel)  Search this
Issuing body:
Heinkel (Aircraft manufacturer)  Search this
Curtiss-Wright Corporation  Search this
McDonnell Aircraft Corporation  Search this
Translator:
Nemerever, W. J. (Curtiss-Wright)  Search this
Grummann, H. R. (McDonnell)  Search this
Extent:
87 Frames
Container:
Reel 3, Item 17
Type:
Archival materials
Microform
Frames
Date:
November 20, 1945 (Curtiss-Wright translation)
February 19, 1946 (McDonnell translation)
Scope and Contents:
Two translations of G. Schulz, Heinkel report, DLF UM 8203, August 7, 1944.

Curtiss-Wright Corp report 21141, November 20, 1945. Translated by W. J. Nemerever.

McDonnell Aircraft Corp report GT-25, February 19, 1946. Translated by H. R. Grummann.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection 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
Collection Citation:
Captured German Aeronautical Documents (CGD) Microfilm, Acc. XXXX.0408, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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National Air and Space Museum Archives
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CGD-83 : Pressure Distribution Measurement on Arrow Wings of Constant Chord in Symmetrical Airflow

Author:
Jacobs, W. (LFA Braunschweig)  Search this
Issuing body:
Luftfahrtforschungsanstalt Hermann Göring E.V. - Braunschweig  Search this
Curtiss-Wright Corporation  Search this
McDonnell Aircraft Corporation  Search this
Translator:
Nemerever, W. J. (Curtiss-Wright)  Search this
Hurmann, F. K. (McDonnell)  Search this
Buyard, P. A. (McDonnell)  Search this
Extent:
46 Frames
Container:
Reel 3, Item 18
Type:
Archival materials
Microform
Frames
Date:
November 26, 1945 (Curtiss-Wright translation)
February 8, 1946 (McDonnell translation)
Scope and Contents:
Two translation of W. Jacobs, "Druckverteilungsmessungen on Pfeilflügeln konstanter Tiefe bei symetrischer Anstrümung," DLF UM 2052, December 1943.

Curtiss-Wright Corp report 21143, November 26, 1945. Translated by W. J. Nemerever.

McDonnell Aircraft Corp report GT-2, February 8, 1946. Translated by F. K. Hurmann and P. A. Buyard.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection 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
Collection Citation:
Captured German Aeronautical Documents (CGD) Microfilm, Acc. XXXX.0408, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Capsule, Mercury, MR-1A

Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Skin & Structure: Titanium
Shingles: Nickel-steel alloy; Beryllium shingles removed
Ablation Shield: Glass fibers, resin
Dimensions:
Overall: 9ft 4in. x 6ft 1in., 2800lb. (284.48 x 185.42cm, 1270.1kg)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A20030179000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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McDonnell Aircraft Corp

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
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