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Your Baby Stroller Was Designed by This Aerospace Engineer

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2015-07-03T04:00:00.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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Smithsonian Channel
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Alma Thomas: Teacher, Artist, Trailblazer (Part 2)

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Lesson Plans
Lectures
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-11-16T18:32:31.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
YouTube Channel:
americanartmuseum
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Native Knowledge 360˚ Teacher Workshop Series ǀ Indigenous Women: Artists and Activists (Session 1)

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-02-16T20:03:53.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
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National Museum of the American Indian
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SmithsonianNMAI
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Hal Walker Innovative Lives Presentation

Topic:
Innovative Lives Program (NMAH public program series)
Presenter:
Crew, Spencer, Dr., 1949-  Search this
Creator:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.  Search this
Inventor:
Walker, Hal, Jr. (Hildreth), 1933-  Search this
Interviewee:
Stephens, Lee  Search this
Walker, Bettye Davis, Dr.  Search this
Speaker:
Lemelson, Jerome H., 1923-1997  Search this
Molella, Arthur P., 1944-  Search this
Travis, John  Search this
Heyman, Ira Michael, 1930-2011  Search this
Names:
A-MAN (African American Male Achievers Network)  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Lectures
Betacam sp (videotape format)
Videotapes
Oral history
Slides
Date:
1995 June 1
Summary:
Collection documents inventor Hal Walker and his research and development work with lasers and electric automobiles.
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains original (Betcam SP), master (Betacam SP), reference (1/2" VHS) videos and photographs documenting Spencer Crew, Secretary I. Michael Heyman, Arthur Molella and Jerome Lemelson in honor of the establishment of the Lemelson Center and the first Innovative Lives Program (a series of lecture-demonstrations by American inventors and entrepreneurs for young people--by Hildreth "Hal" Walker. Hal Walker discusses his background and how he became an inventor. With John Travis, a chemist from the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Walker demonstrates the properties and applications of lasers, including measuring the distance to the moon and voice communications. Walker developed laser equipment that projected images of the moon back to the earth during the 1969 Apollo moon walk.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into four series.

Series 1: Original videos

Series 2: Master videos

Series 3: Reference videos

Series 4: Photographs
Biographical / Historical:
Hal Walker was born in 1933 in Louisiana. In 1951, he joined the Navy and served for four years as a qualified electrician's mate. In 1955, Walker joined Douglas Aircraft Company installing radar systems and at the same time began taking classes at L.A. City College. Soon after joining Douglas Aircraft, a series of layoffs occurred and Walker joined RCA working with the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System (BMEWS). He continued to sharpen his technical and managerial skills developing industrial and medical uses for lasers, plasma, quantum physics, and holography. By 1981, Walker joined Hughes Aircraft, the organization that brought Laser Target Designator Systems (LTDs) to the United States Army's weapons inventory. Walker retired from Hughes Aircraft in 1989 and with his wife, Dr. Bettye Davis Walker, founded A-MAN, the African American Male Achievers Network, Inc. Science Discovery Learning Center. A-MAN's mission is to utilize Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)-related projects as a motivational tool and advance the educational achievement, and the intellectual and career development of African-American, Latino and other minority students pre-K thru 12thgrades.
Provenance:
Created by the Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation in 1995.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original videos are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions. Signed copies of releases for Hal Walker and Mark Lee Stephens on file.
Topic:
Electric engineering -- 1980-2000  Search this
Inventors -- 1950-2000  Search this
Automobiles, Electric  Search this
Lasers  Search this
Inventions -- 20th century  Search this
Optics  Search this
Physics -- 20th century  Search this
African American inventors -- 20th century  Search this
Aerospace engineers  Search this
Aerospace industries  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews -- 1980-2000
Lectures -- 1990-2000
BetaCam SP (videotape format)
Videotapes
Oral history -- 1990-2000
Slides
Citation:
Hal Walker Innovative Lives Presentation, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0602
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8c073da41-9132-467c-93f7-29ef12a33c9d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0602
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Brandon Jones, Aerospace Engineer: My Path

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-12-18T14:00:03.000Z
YouTube Category:
Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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National Air and Space Museum
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Space Junk with Moriba Jah: Air and Space Live Chat

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-07-17T15:45:01.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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Whirlwind Computer Collection

Creator:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Search this
Names:
"MITRE Matrix"  Search this
MITRE Corporation  Search this
Everett, Robert R.  Search this
Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Mathematics  Search this
Extent:
10.3 Cubic feet (31 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Reports
Papers
Date:
1945-1959
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of over 2,516 items, housed in 31 document boxes. The material is arranged into chronological order and covers the project dates of l945- l959. The items were originally classified secret, confidential, and unclassified.

The collection is arranged into four series:

Series 1: Summary Reports

Series 2: Bi-weekly Reports

Series 3: Correspondence, Memoranda, and Reports

Series 4: Indexes

The summary reports include originals of "Summary Report #1, April, 1946" and "Summary Report #2," in twenty-two volumes, and photocopies of summary reports #3 through #40. The bi-weekly reports, covering the period December, l947 to May, l953, are arranged chronologically. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence, notes, memos, and reports. These date from August, 1945 to January, 1959 and are arranged chronologically. A 210 page index to the reports and correspondence (prepared by Whirlwind project personnel) is located in box 31. This guide has a table of contents and lists topic, author, date, and identification number for all items in the collection. Other indexes are located in boxes 30 and 31.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into four series.

Series 1: Summary Reports, 1946-1954

Series 2: Bi-weekly Reports, 1947-1953

Series 3: Correspondence, Memoranda, and Reports, 1945-1959

Series 4: Indices, undated
Biographical / Historical:
Project Whirlwind was sponsored by the Special Devices Center of the Office of Naval Research from 1945 to 1952. The original objective of the project was the development of a device that would simulate airplanes in flight. As the project progressed, other applications of the computer evolved.

The project was centered in the Servomechanisms Laboratory of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.). In the course of the research, Whirlwind evolved from an aircraft simulator into a high speed digital computer and finally into a key element of the United States' early air defense system. In 1948, M.I.T., believing that it was inappropriate for an educational institution to be so heavily involved in air defense research, transferred Whirlwind responsibility to the new M.I.T. Lincoln Laboratory in 1952. There, under the direction of Jay Forrester, pioneering work was done on magnetic core memory. MITRE's Whirlwind group spun off from Lincoln Laboratory to the new MITRE Corporation in 1958. Whirlwind served SAGE (Semiautomatic Ground Environment) air defense activities until being retired in May of 1959.

Whirlwind I was of the high-speed electronic digital type, in which quantities were represented as discrete numbers, and complex problems were solved by the repeated use of fundamental arithmetic and logical operations. Computations were executed by fractional microsecond pulses in electronic circuits, of which the principal ones were the flip-flop, the gate coincidence circuit and the magnetic core memory. Whirlwind I used numbers of 16 binary digits; this length was selected to limit the machine to a practical size.

The Whirlwind I Computer was utilized by such projects as Navy Fire Control, Air Traffic Control, the Cape Cod System, Experimental SAGE Sector, and many others. Whirlwind I spawned two computers, the MTC (memory test computer) and TX O (transistor computer), both developed by ESS Installation Group 63.

The Whirlwind I Computer and its facilities were later leased to the Wolf Research and Development Corporation, West Concord, Massachusetts, under Navy Lease Contract Nonr 2956(00) in 1963. Kent C. Redmond and Thomas M. Smith wrote a history of the project, Project Whirlwind: Case History (Bedford, Massachusetts: The MITRE Corporation, l975).
Provenance:
This collection was donated by the MITRE Corporation, February 1983. The Whirlwind I Computer Project originated at the Servomechanics Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) in 1945. The records were transferred in l959 to the MITRE Corporation.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Computer science  Search this
Aerospace engineering  Search this
Flight Simulation  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Computers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Reports
Papers
Citation:
Whirlwind Computer Collection, 1945-1959, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0290
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Whirlwind Computer Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8508a59fc-7484-4303-8291-837651f48fe1
EDAN-URL:
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Wernher Von Braun

Artist:
David Iwerks, born 14 Jan 1933  Search this
Sitter:
Wernher Von Braun, 23 Mar 1912 - 16 Jun 1977  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 24.1 × 19 cm (9 1/2 × 7 1/2")
Mat: 55.9 × 40.7 cm (22 × 16")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\California\Los Angeles\Pasadena
Date:
April 14, 1966
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Ring  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Handkerchief  Search this
Interior\Laboratory  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Pin  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Wernher Von Braun: Male  Search this
Wernher Von Braun: Literature\Writer\Scientific  Search this
Wernher Von Braun: Science and Technology\Scientist\Rocket  Search this
Wernher Von Braun: Science and Technology\Engineer\Aerospace engineer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.78.183
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© David Iwerks
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a2509932-3532-45f8-a010-41fc5a793db6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.78.183

James McDonnell

Artist:
Robert Vickrey, 26 Aug 1926 - 17 Apr 2011  Search this
Sitter:
James Smith McDonnell, 9 Apr 1899 - 22 Aug 1980  Search this
Medium:
Gouache, ink and colored pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
61cm x 46.3cm (24" x 18 1/4"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1967
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie\Necktie  Search this
James Smith McDonnell: Male  Search this
James Smith McDonnell: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Manufacturer\Aircraft  Search this
James Smith McDonnell: Science and Technology\Engineer\Aerospace engineer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine; conserved with funds from The Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation
Object number:
NPG.78.TC573
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Robert Vickrey / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
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National Portrait Gallery
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.78.TC573

Model, Observatory, Orbiting Astronomical

Materials:
Plastic
White Metal
Paint
Dimensions:
Model: 14.6 x 6.4 x 20.3cm (5 3/4 in. x 2 1/2 in. x 8 in.)
3-D (Stand): 8.6 x 12.7cm (3 3/8 x 5 in.)
Storage: 53.3 x 24.1 x 18.7cm (21 x 9 1/2 x 7 3/8 in.)
Type:
MODELS-Uncrewed Spacecraft & Parts
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of F. Peter Simmons
Inventory Number:
A20120266000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
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National Air and Space Museum
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20120266000
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Stand, Model, Observatory, Orbiting Astronomical

Materials:
White Metal
Paint
Felt
Adhesive
Dimensions:
3-D (Stand): 8.6 × 12.7cm (3 3/8 × 5 in.)
Type:
MODELS-Uncrewed Spacecraft & Parts
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of F. Peter Simmons
Inventory Number:
A20120266001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20120266001
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NASA: Fifty Years and Beyond

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Introduction:
NASA: Fifty Years and Beyond represented an unusual collaboration between the Festival and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on the occasion of the agency's fiftieth anniversary in 2008. The NASA program provided a rare opportunity for the public to meet and observe the men and women whose skills, specialized knowledge, and codes of behavior mark them as a very distinctive example of occupational culture.

The tents on the Mall featured the following:

Aeronautics: air traffic-control designers, flight photographers and videographers, model makers, flight-suit technicians, test pilots, and others conducting research on aviation and aircraft;

Earth science: archaeologists, atmospheric scientists, meteorologists, plant pathologists, satellite imagery analysts, and others who investigate the earth's surface, climate, and atmosphere;

Foodways: food scientists, nutrition experts, packaging engineers, and researchers who plan and develop the cuisine served onboard spacecraft;

Future missions: aerospace engineers, robotics engineers, solar scientists, program managers, and others helping to plan missions to the moon, Mars, and beyond;

Human space flight: astronauts, flight engineers, tile inspectors, microgravity experts, software engineers, solar array specialists, space-suit technicians, and others who are involved with the Space Shuttle and International Space Station;

Propulsion: mechanical engineers, operations managers, test systems engineers, and others who design and build the engines that power NASA spacecraft;

Space art: artists who use canvas, paper, and recycled materials (such as Shuttle tires) to document NASA's work and missions; and

Space science: astrobiologists, astromaterials curators, astronomers, astrophysicists, heliophysicists, planetary geologists, and others conducting research in the vast reaches of space.

In addition, one tent was devoted to collecting oral histories, not only from the NASA participants, but also from members of the general public, to record their memories of NASA's past as well as their visions for NASA's future. During the ten days of the Festival, roughly 300 recordings were logged and another 200 note cards were posted on the bulletin board.

James Deutsch was Program Curator and Dorey Butter was Program Coordinator; Kim Stryker was Family Activities Coordinator. The NASA Coordination Team included: Gale Allen, Beth Beck, Claudette Beggs, Luis Berrios, Rosalie Betrue, Sallie Bilbo, Dawn Brooks, Stacey Brooks, Beth Brown, Fred Brown, Joshua Buck, Todd Cannon, Tara Clopper, Carmel Conaty, Leslee Cork, Anita Davis, David Defelice, Steve Dick, Wanda Dockery, Kristen Erickson, Michelle Ferebee, Debbie Gallaway, Steve Garber, Elaine Gause, Ed Goldstein, Mary Ann Harness, Robert Hopkins, Jim Hull, Winnie Humberson, Cheryl Johnson, Michelle Jones, Dave Lavery, Laura Lewis, Steve Lighthill, Rocky Lind, Dan Lockney, Bonnie McClain, Linda Matthews-Schmidt, Bryon Maynard, Cheri Miller, Ruth Netting, Nora Normandy, Louis Parker, Tom Powers, Debbie Rivera, Carla Rosenberg, Karen Rugg, Bette Siegel, Mary Sladek, Tony Springer, Pam Steel, Jim Stofan, Ann Marie Trotta, Janelle Turner, Bert Ulrich, Erika Vick, Katie Veal Wallace, Derek Wang, Joey Williams, and Dan Woodard.

The program was produced in partnership with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Jacobs Technology Inc. was a Donor to the program. Contributors were Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, and United Space Alliance.
Participants:
Aeronautics

Tom Benson, 1947-, Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio

Glenn Brehm, 1953-, Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

Thomas Burns, 1957-, Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

Lawrence Cooper, 1948-, Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

Rich Coppenbarger, Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California

Luci Crittenden, 1948-, Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

Johnny Ellis, 1951-, Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

Robert Everett, Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio

Greg Gatlin, 1960-, Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

Frank Jones, 1960-, Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

Parimal Kopardekar, Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California

Herbert Lawrence, 1948-, Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio

Greg Poteat, Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, California

Thomas Prevot, Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California

Ron Reisman, Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California

Jim Sokolik, 1957-, Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, California

Robert D. Windhorst, Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California

Earth Science

Brooke Carter, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Lin Chambers, 1963-, Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

Jennifer Collings, 1986-, Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

Rory Collins, 1981-, Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

Roberta DiPasquale, Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

Steven Graham, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Irene Ladd, Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

Katherine Lorentz, 1979-, Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

Louis Nguyen, Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

Claire Parkinson, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Margaret Pippin, Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

Steve Platnick, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

John Skelly, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania

Stephanie Stockman, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

David Westberg, Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

Darrel Williams, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Great Observatories

Mindy Deyarmin, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Charles Diaz, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Hashima Hasan, NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Maurice Henderson, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Mark Hubbard, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Anita Krishnamurthi, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Renee Leck, NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Jim Perry, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Benjamin Reed, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Marion Riley, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Nzinga Tull, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Russell Werneth, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Food Lab

Jennifer J. Brogan, 1981-, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Vickie Kloeris, 1955-, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Kimberly Glaus-Läte, 1960-, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Sylvia Lai, 1951-, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Thomas Oziomek, 1981-, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Michele Perchonok, 1955-, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Future Missions

Mitzi Adams, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama

Bob Armstrong, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama

Stephan Davis, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama

Brian Day, 1957-, Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California

Rajiv Doreswamy, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama

Jennifer Heldmann, Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California

Robert Howard, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Anthony Lavoie, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama

Danielle Moran, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama

Keith Robinson, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama

Kimberly Robinson, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama

Human Spaceflight

John Allen, NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Lynn Cline, NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Pamela Covington, NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Richard DeLombard, 1950-, Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio

Dave Edwards, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama

William Gerstenmaier, NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

David Haakenson, Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

Nancy Rabel Hall, Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio

Michael Hawes, NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

William Hill, NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Carol Jacobs, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama

Thomas Jones, NASA Astronaut, Retired

Humberto Sanchez, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Timothy Ryan Tawney, NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Pierre Thuot, 1955-, U. S. Navy, Retired

Debbie Ramos Trainor, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Mark Uhran, NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Ron Woods, 1946-, Kennedy Space Center, Brevard County, Florida

International Space Station

Patrick Buzzard, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Gary Kitmacher, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Sam Ortega, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama

Kids' Space

Bill Anderson, NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Gregg Buckingham, Kennedy Space Center, Brevard County, Florida

Launch and Mission Control

Christine Chiodo, 1966-, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Sally Davis, 1958-, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Tuan Manh Doan, 1964-, Kennedy Space Center, Brevard County, Florida

George Haddad, 1960-, Kennedy Space Center, Brevard County, Florida

Tiffany Nail, Kennedy Space Center, Brevard County, Florida

Lunar Outpost

Durlean Leslie Bradford, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama

Barbara Cohen, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama

Joy Dukemineer, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama

Sabrina Pearson, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama

Robert Singleterry, Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

Tim White, Huntsville Center for Technology, Huntsville, Alabama

Karen Whitley, 1957-, Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

NASA-derived Technologies

Bruce Banks, Alphaport, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio

Peter Homer, Southwest Harbor, Maine

Sharon Miller, Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio

Propulsion

Bartt Hebert, Stennis Space Center, Hancock County, Mississippi

Casey Kirchner, Stennis Space Center, Hancock County, Mississippi

Bryon Maynard, Stennis Space Center, Hancock County, Mississippi

Bradley Messer, Stennis Space Center, Hancock County, Mississippi

Elizabeth Messer, Stennis Space Center, Hancock County, Mississippi

Rosa Obregón, Stennis Space Center, Hancock County, Mississippi

Ben Powell, Stennis Space Center, Hancock County, Mississippi

Christine Powell, Stennis Space Center, Hancock County, Mississippi

Steve Taylor, Stennis Space Center, Hancock County, Mississippi

Bill Wrobel, NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Robotics

Ken Fernandez, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama

Wendy Holforty, Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California

Harley Thronson, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Space Art --

Chakaia Booker, 1953-, New York, New York

Les Bossinas, 1933-, Cleveland, Ohio

Nicky Enright, 1971-, New York, New York

Mary Edna Fraser, 1952-, Charleston, South Carolina

Pat Rawlings, 1955-, Houston, Texas

Space Science

Arthur Aikin, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Shadan Ardalan, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

Shari Asplund, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

Todd Barber, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

Ron Bastien, Jacobs Engineering and Science Contract Group, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Dominic Benford, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Max Bernstein, NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Jacob Bleacher, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Lora Bleacher, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Beth Brown, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Ginger Butcher, NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Allan Cheuvront, Lockheed Martin, Denver, Colorado

Troy Cline, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

John Cooper, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Emilie Drobnes, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Therese Errigo, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Don Fairfield, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Lisa Fletcher, Jacobs Engineering and Science Contract Group, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Brenda Franklin, 1943-, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena California

Daniel Garrison, Jacobs Engineering and Science Contract Group, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Kevin Robert Grazier, 1961-, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

Roger Harrington, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Jeffrey J.E. Hayes, 1957-, NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Paul Hertz, NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Steele Hill, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

David Hurd, 1962-, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, Pennsylvania

Terry Hurford, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Daniel Hurley, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

Lindley Johnson, NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Anne Kascak, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Michael Kelley, 1943-, NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Terry Kucera, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Elaine Lewis, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Colette Lohr, 1975-, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

Lou Mayo, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Aimee Meyer, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

Michael Meyer, NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

David Mohr, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

Andrea B. Mosie, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Keiko Nakamura-Messenger, Jacobs Engineering and Science Contract Group, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Carolyn Ng, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Tam Nguyen, 1948-, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

Sten Odenwald, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Alexei Pevtsov, NASA Headquarters, Washington, D.C.

Cecilia Satterwhite, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Carol Schwarz, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Thomas See, Jacobs Engineering and Science Contract Group, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Jim Thieman, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Jack Warren, Jacobs Engineering and Science Contract Group, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Heather Weir, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Randii R. Wessen, 1958-, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

Michael Zolensky, Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

Space Shuttle

Dennis Chamberland, 1951-, Kennedy Space Center, Brevard County, Florida

Joseph Lavelle, 1947-, Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California

Maria Lott, Stennis Space Center, Hancock County, Mississippi

David Rainer, 1960-, Kennedy Space Center, Brevard County, Florida

Nathan Sovik, Stennis Space Center, Hancock County, Mississippi

Katie Veal Wallace, Stennis Space Center, Hancock County, Mississippi
Collection Restrictions:
Access to the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections is by appointment only. Visit our website for more information on scheduling a visit or making a digitization request. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2008 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2008, Series 3
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America's Appetite (for Energy)

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Introduction:
This presentation, developed by folklorists and historians of technology in conjunction with the Energy Research and Development Administration, focused on energy use. In the first year of what became a four-year sequence (1977-1980), traditional food production was examined in historical perspective from early Native American methods through colonial and emerging 19th-century mechanization to contemporary practices - with a glance into future possibilities.

A folklorist and aerospace engineer sought out the Pennsylvania Amish farmer depicted on the program book cover, who used his old-style, horse-drawn reaper to harvest the three acres of wheat purchased for processing at this Festival. Most farmers now use a combine that simultaneously reaps, threshes, separates, and bales the stripped stalks as straw. At the Festival, the very wheat pictured on the program book was threshed, flailed, ground, and finally used in the hand-shaped loaves that were baked in a brick oven - and tasted by Festival visitors.

Demonstrations included steam powered threshing, grain milling, brick-oven bread baking, cider pressing, sausage stuffing, Native American salmon roasting and clam bake, preserve making, apple butter boiling and ice cream making.

The program was co-organized by the U.S. Department of Energy with Smithsonian Department of Science and Technology and Folklife Program. At the Department of Energy, John Bradburne was Chief, Exhibits Branch and Chester Gray was Chief, Exhibits Operations.
Participants:
Countess Stella Andrassy, 1902-1998, solar and microwave cooking, Monmouth Junction, New Jersey

Edna Bard, 1912-2001, apple butter boiling, Harrisonville, Pennsylvania

Winifred Brendel, 1917-1985, baking, Denver, Pennsylvania

Chuck Davis, apple butter boiling, McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania

Grayson Davis, apple butter boiling, Harrisonville, Pennsylvania

Mary Ann Davis, apple butter boiling, Harrisonville, Pennsylvania

Archie Decker, apple butter boiling, Harrisonville, Pennsylvania

Pat Decker, apple butter boiling, Harrisonville, Pennsylvania

Dr. C.W. England, ice cream maker, Silver Spring, Maryland

Janice Ferry, apple butter boiling, Bethesda, Maryland

Mildred Fix, apple butter bailing, Harrisonville, Pennsylvania

Pam Glenn, apple butter boiling, McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania

Rev. S. Douglas Greer, threshing, Washington, D.C.

Leander Hall, threshing, Landover, Maryland

Lucius Hann, cider pressing, Fort Littleton, Pennsylvania

Viola Hess, apple butter boiling, McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania

Izora Hollenshead, apple butter boiling, Harrisonville, Pennsylvania

Grace Howell, apple butter boiling, Harrisonville, Pennsylvania

Cora Jackson, 1923-1990, preserve making, Fairfax Station, Virginia

Edward Jacobs, sausage stuffing, Appleton, Wisconsin

Margaret Johnson, corn milling, Harmon, West Virginia

Samuel Johnson, corn milling, Harmon, West Virginia

Lorella Keyser, 1910-1993, apple butter boiling, Harrisonville, Pennsylvania

Ted Keyser, 1901-1982, apple butter boiling, Harrisonville, Pennsylvania

Raymond Leppo, 1911-1993, threshing, Manchester, Maryland

Lester Lind, corn milling, Harmon, West Virginia

Mary Beth Lind, corn milling, Harmon West Virginia

Randy Luckinbill, baking, Denver, Pennsylvania

Sam Mellott, apple butter boiling, Harrisonville, Pennsylvania

Virginia Mellott, apple butter boiling, Harrisonville, Pennsylvania

Susie Moore, apple butter boiling, Harrisonville, Pennsylvania

Tom Morningstar, apple butter boiling, Harrisonville, Pennsylvania

Ella Norris, 1892-1982, salmon roasting, Crescent City, California

Paula Peters, 1959-, clam baking, Mashpee, Massachusetts

Russell Peters, 1957-, clam baking, Mashpee, Massachusetts

Aggie Pilgrim, salmon roasting, Crescent City, California

Dianne Poffenberger, 1950-1996, apple butter boiling, Needmore, Pennsylvania

Doug Poffenberger, apple butter boiling, Needmore, Pennsylvania

Denyse Reid, solar and microwave cooking, Princeton, New Jersey

Elsie Schooley, apple butter boiling, McConnellsberg, Pennsylvania

Nancy Shearer, apple butter boiling, McConnellsberg, Pennsylvania

Marie Shimer, apple butter boiling, McConnellsberg, Pennsylvania

Lena Sipes, 1902-2000, apple butter boiling, Harrisonville, Pennsylvania

Merrill Snyder, 1917-1995, cider pressing, Burnt Cabins, Pennsylvania

Nadine Stinemetz, baking, Denver, Pennsylvania

Joycelene Strait, apple butter boiling, Harrisonville, Pennsylvania

Woody Strait, apple butter boiling, Harrisonville, Pennsylvania

Louise Swope, 1920-1986, apple butter boiling, Harrisonville, Pennsylvania

Henry Thomas, threshing, Washington, D.C.

Dennis Trout, ice cream maker, Bowie, Maryland

Junior Wagner, apple butter boiling, Harrisonville, Pennsylvania

Peggy Wagner, apple butter boiling, Harrisonville, Pennsylvania

Scotty Wairehime, threshing, Manchester, Maryland
Collection Restrictions:
Access to the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections is by appointment only. Visit our website for more information on scheduling a visit or making a digitization request. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1977 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1977, Series 3
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John Houbolt the unsung hero of the Apollo moon landings William F. Causey

Author:
Causey, William F. 1949-  Search this
Physical description:
xxiii, 347 pages illustrations, portraits 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Biographies
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2022
Topic:
Aerospace engineering  Search this
Space flight to the moon--History  Search this
Space flight to the moon  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1155142

Pocket Protector, R.K. Gilbert

Materials:
Plastic, Paper, Ink
Dimensions:
3-D: 14 x 8.3 x 0.8cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 5/16 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of The Growing Up with Rockets Collection
Inventory Number:
A20130185000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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Clip, identification badge, R.K. Gilbert

Materials:
Plastic, Aluminum, Copper Alloy, Chrome Plating
Dimensions:
Overall: 5.7 x 0.6 x 1.3cm (2 1/4 x 1/4 x 1/2 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of The Growing Up with Rockets Collection
Inventory Number:
A20130185002
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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Comb, Plastic, R.K. Gilbert

Materials:
Plastic
Dimensions:
3-D: 12.7 x 3.2 x 0.5cm (5 x 1 1/4 x 3/16 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of The Growing Up with Rockets Collection
Inventory Number:
A20130185007
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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Nail File, R.K. Gilbert

Manufacturer:
Kurlash/Diamon Deb  Search this
Materials:
Steel, Copper Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D: 10.3 x 1 x 0.2cm (4 1/16 x 3/8 x 1/16 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of The Growing Up with Rockets Collection
Inventory Number:
A20130185008
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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Case, Nail File, R.K. Gilbert

Manufacturer:
Kurlash/Diamon Deb  Search this
Materials:
Plastic
Dimensions:
3-D: 10.5 x 2.1 x 0.2cm (4 1/8 x 13/16 x 1/16 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of The Growing Up with Rockets Collection
Inventory Number:
A20130185009
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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Celebrating Women’s History Month - Getting Excited About STEM

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2017-03-29T14:29:15.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
See more by:
airandspace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
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