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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

Records, 1953-1968

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Satellite Tracking Program  Search this
Subject:
Nunn, Joseph  Search this
Albers, Harry R  Search this
Brock, Richard C  Search this
Coffey, Jack A  Search this
Hagge, Carl W  Search this
Henize, Karl Gordon 1926-  Search this
Hsia, John I  Search this
Rolff, Jan  Search this
Baker, James G  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Upper Atmosphere Studies Division  Search this
National Technical University (Greece)  Search this
United States Air Force  Search this
United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Satellite Tracking Program Photographic Observation Section  Search this
National Science Foundation (U.S.)  Search this
Canada Royal Canadian Air Force  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Satellite Tracking Program Station Operations Division  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Satellite Tracking Program Satellite Tracking and Data Acquisition Department  Search this
Physical description:
41 cu. ft. (82 document boxes)
Type:
Color photographs
Collection descriptions
Black-and-white photographs
Maps
Clippings
Manuscripts
Architectural drawings
Date:
1953
1953-1968
Topic:
Astrophysical observatories  Search this
International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958  Search this
Astronomical observatories  Search this
Research  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000263
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_216832

Program Files, 1968-1972

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Southwest Meteor Spectral Patrol  Search this
Subject:
Proctor, Roy  Search this
Linton, Claude  Search this
United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Place:
Organ (N.M.)
Wallops Island (Va.)
Date:
1968
1968-1972
Topic:
Meteorites  Search this
Research  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000303
See more items in:
Program Files 1967-1972 [Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Southwest Meteor Spectral Patrol]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_216872

Records, 1957-1983

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Satellite Tracking Program  Search this
Subject:
Pearlman, Michael R  Search this
United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Radio and Geoastronomy Division  Search this
Bendix Corporation  Search this
Physical description:
78.58 cu. ft. (64 record storage boxes) (2 16x20 boxes) (30 tube boxes) (oversize materials)
Type:
Maps
Collection descriptions
Illustrations
Architectural drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Manuscripts
Serials (publications)
Date:
1957
1957-1983
Topic:
Astrophysical observatories  Search this
Baker-Nunn camera  Search this
Research  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000478
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_217044

Mirror, Primary Backup, Hubble Space Telescope

Manufacturer:
Eastman Kodak Company  Search this
Materials:
ULE, or Ultra-Low expansion glass mfr Corning
Dimensions:
3-D: 38.1 x 242.6cm, 827.8kg (15 x 95 1/2 in., 1825lb.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A20010288000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition:
Explore the Universe
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv94cde34c1-b6ac-4cbb-9515-7ad10a503c84
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20010288000
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Model, Rocket, Saturn V, 1:34

Title:
Saturn V and Mobile Launcher 1:34 Scale
Manufacturer:
David P. Gianakos  Search this
Materials:
Plastic and phenolic rocket; metal Launch Umbilical Tower; wood, plaster, and metal base.
Dimensions:
Rocket is 11 feet long (3.353 m) and weighs 30 pounds (13.6078 kg). Base is 5 feet x 6 feet (1.524 x 1.829 m). Launch Umbilical Tower is about 11.5 feet long (3.505 m). With the rocket and LUT on the base, the overall length is 14 feet (4.267 m) and the overall weight is 300 lbs (136.0779 kg).
Type:
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of David Gianakos
Inventory Number:
A19940223000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9bc630938-2757-410e-9b36-e9d2d83942fc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19940223000

Lander, Mars, Viking, Proof Test Article

Manufacturer:
Martin Marietta  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum, mixed metals, phenolics
Dimensions:
Approximate: 6 ft. × 12 ft. × 10 ft. 1 in., 421.8kg (182.9 × 365.8 × 307.3cm, 930lb.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19790215000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition:
Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv90c37c1bd-bc40-4e71-8ee1-efe4ee46264e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19790215000
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Headset, Communications Carrier, Armstrong, Apollo 11

Title:
Headset, Communications Carrier, Armstrong, Apollo 11
Astronaut:
Neil A. Armstrong, 1930 - 2012  Search this
Manufacturer:
Pacific Plantronics, Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Cap: Nylon/Polyester knit, Teflon fabric
Earphones: Plastic, leather, communications cables
Dimensions:
Overall (Approximately): 9in. x 10 1/2in. x 9in. (22.86 x 26.67 x 22.86cm)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Communications Gear
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19791774000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv92f6204ff-8027-45ad-a5e3-03b28e825f86
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19791774000

Pioneer 10 / 11, reconstructed full-scale mock-up

Manufacturer:
TRW, Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum, Mylar, phenolic resins, aluminized Kapton, synthetic thread
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 ft. wide x 9 ft. 6 in. long x 9 ft. diameter, 9 ft. span, 568 lb. (274.32 x 289.56 x 274.32cm, 257.6kg, 274.32cm)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19770451000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition:
Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9f8074ba1-f275-4740-baef-f8205b8f054d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19770451000

Lear Jet 23

Manufacturer:
Lear Jet Corporation  Search this
Materials:
All-metal
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 10.8 m (35 ft 7 in)
Length: 13.2 m (43 ft 3 in)
Height: 3.8 m (12 ft 7 in)
Weight, empty: 2,790 kg (6,150 lb)
Weight, gross: 5,783 kg (12,750 lb)
Top speed: 903 km/h (561 mph)
Engines: 2 General Electric CJ 610-1 turbojets, 1,293 kg (2,850 lb) thrust
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1964-1966
Credit Line:
Gift of Gates Learjet Corporation
Inventory Number:
A19780122000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
Boeing Aviation Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9fa5596f7-5c1b-4e21-af6c-441c44c6c499
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19780122000
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Model, Lunar Probe, Ranger

Manufacturer:
NASA - Jet Propulsion Laboratory  Search this
Materials:
Metal, Plastic, Paper, Adhesive, Paint
Dimensions:
3-D (As Displayed): 86 × 48 × 68cm (33 7/8 × 18 7/8 × 26 3/4 in.)
Type:
MODELS-Unmanned Spacecraft & Parts
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA-Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Inventory Number:
A19751492000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition:
Time and Navigation
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv93eaf8d93-f48e-413a-93f8-8ebdd01244c0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19751492000
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Engineering Model, Mariner 2

Manufacturer:
NASA - Jet Propulsion Laboratory  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum, mixed metals
Dimensions:
Overall: 8 ft. 1 in. tall x 5 ft. 10 in. wide x 5 ft. 10 in. deep, 1118 lb. (246.4 x 177.8 x 177.8cm, 507.1kg)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Test Vehicles
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
July 1, 1976 to present
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19760027000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition:
Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9cf9b7de0-e617-4ede-8d44-8232c2de777d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19760027000

Lunar Roving Vehicle, Qualification Test Unit

Title:
Lunar Roving Vehicle, Qualification Test Unit
Manufacturer:
Boeing  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum chassis, zinc-coated piano wire wheels, fiberglass fenders, canvas, nylon, brass
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 × 5 × 8 ft., 537lb. (121.9 × 152.4 × 243.8cm, 243.6kg)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned-Test Vehicles
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19760746000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv963b08f5e-ade7-4a1e-9cbc-f88ca2c395f5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19760746000

Lockheed F-104A Starfighter

Manufacturer:
Lockheed Aircraft Company  Search this
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 6.7 m (21 ft 11 in)
Length: 16.6 m (54 ft 9 in)
Height: 4.1 m (13 ft 6 in)
Weight, gross: 11,271 kg (25,840 lb)
Weight, empty: 6,071 kg (13,384 lb)
Top speed: 1,669 km/h (1,037 mph)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19761017000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9eae9b2a9-8f24-44d1-acc4-c5d33a374d03
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19761017000
Online Media:

Earth Path Indicator, Mercury 4

Manufacturer:
Honeywell Co.  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum case, with interior parts of plastic and other materials.
Dimensions:
3-D: 12.7 x 22.9 x 12.7cm (5 x 9 x 5 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Flight Management
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1961
Credit Line:
Transferred from National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19721170000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition:
Time and Navigation
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv921975263-075e-4cb2-b846-7e48ac5f3d9a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19721170000
Online Media:

Assembly, Cable Cutter, Skylab

Manufacturer:
A.B.Chance Company  Search this
Materials:
aluminum, steel, plastic, fabric cord
Dimensions:
3-D: 111.8 x 50.8 x 6.4cm (44 x 20 x 2 1/2 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Tools
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19740007000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv970c473d3-f849-4347-8ac3-7604316958b2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19740007000

Rocket, Sounding, Loki-Dart

Manufacturer:
Bendix Aviation Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Loki body, aluminum alloy; nozzle, steel; Dart, steel.
Dimensions:
Overall (Loki): 6 ft. 6 1/2 in. long x 4 in. diameter x 6 in. wing span (199.39 x 10.16 x 15.24cm)
Other (Dart): 1 ft. 8 1/2 in. long x 1 3/4 in. diameter x 3 1/4 in. wing span (52.07 x 4.45 x 8.26cm)
Type:
CRAFT-Missiles & Rockets
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19750184000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
James S. McDonnell Space Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv99f4a0dce-d9d9-4d40-92fd-60b7cc1e26a8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19750184000
Online Media:

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
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Human Spaceflight
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9f807422e-ef0d-4749-91ae-7fa45957b56c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19680273000
Online Media:

Lunar Module #2, Apollo

Manufacturer:
Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum, titanium, aluminized Mylar and aluminized Kapton blankets
Dimensions:
Overall: 21 ft. 5 1/2 in. × 21 ft. 5 1/2 in., 8499.9lb. (654 × 654cm, 3855.5kg)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned-Test Vehicles
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19711598000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition:
Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv950f30cee-381e-4341-ad61-757e6416e7ac
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19711598000
Online Media:

Assignment/Support Requests and Drawings

Creator::
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Central Engineering Department  Search this
Extent:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Drawings
Date:
1992-1996
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of a continuation of materials from Accessions 05-007, 05-075, and 06-075. Records include drawings for various components of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Chandra X-Ray Observatory (formerly the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility or AXAF). Materials include lists, forms, and drawings.
Topic:
Astrophysics  Search this
Engineering  Search this
X-ray astronomy  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Drawings
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-193, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Central Engineering Department, Assignment/Support Requests and Drawings
Identifier:
Accession 06-193
See more items in:
Assignment/Support Requests and Drawings
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa06-193

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