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Thrust: Rocket Engines

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National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
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2020-04-24T17:16:15.000Z
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Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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Burning $350,000 Worth of Fuel in 500 Seconds

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
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2014-06-27T04:00:02.000Z
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Entertainment  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
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smithsonianchannel
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The F-1 Engine and the Conquest of Space

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2017-03-14T16:20:38.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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National Air and Space Museum
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The Idea for Pegasus - First U.S. Air-Launched Orbital Launch Vehicle

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2012-04-05T20:15:04.000Z
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Science & Technology  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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National Air and Space Museum
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Pegasus Firsts

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2012-04-05T20:51:39.000Z
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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Reduce Reuse Rocketry

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2017-01-30T22:08:06.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Model, Space Shuttle, Lockheed Starclipper LS200-8 Stage-and-a-Half Concept,1:96

Manufacturer:
Lockheed Missiles and Space Division  Search this
Materials:
Plastic, paint, aluminum, brass, adhesive decals
Dimensions:
3-D: 41 × 17.5 × 6.8cm (16 1/8 × 6 7/8 × 2 11/16 in.)
Type:
MODELS-Manned Spacecraft & Parts
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Inventory Number:
A19740728000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Location:
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition:
Moving Beyond Earth
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv939ae6539-97e7-4655-a1e4-6a1645bf7280
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19740728000
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Kugisho MXY7 K-2 Ohka (Cherry Blossom) 43B

Manufacturer:
Kugisho (First Naval Air Technical Bureau)  Search this
Materials:
Wood and metal
Dimensions:
Overall: 120 x 610 x 500cm, 1865lb.* (3ft 11 1/4in. x 20ft 3/16in. x 16ft 4 7/8in., 846kg)- *weight is aircraft and stand combined.
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
Japan
Date:
1944
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Navy.
Inventory Number:
A19740758000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9aa164b36-1def-425a-a294-84bfd0e60864
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19740758000

Kugisho MXY7 Ohka (Cherry Blossom) 22

Manufacturer:
Dai-Ichi Kaigun Koku Gijitsusho  Search this
Kugisho (First Naval Air Technical Bureau)  Search this
Materials:
All-metal monocoque construction
Dimensions:
Overall: 120 x 690cm, 545kg, 410cm (3ft 11 1/4in. x 22ft 7 5/8in., 1201.5lb., 13ft 5 7/16in.)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
Japan
Date:
1945
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Navy, R. Adm. A. M. Pride.
Inventory Number:
A19480180000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
World War II Aviation (UHC)
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9d3266051-ac2f-46d6-bed7-6d342f5a4f04
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19480180000
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Bell X-1

Manufacturer:
Bell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Overall: Aluminum, radium paint
Dimensions:
Other: 10 ft. 8 1/2 in. × 30 ft. 9 in. × 28 ft., 2780.5kg (326.4 × 937.3 × 853.4cm, 6130lb.)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1946
Credit Line:
Transferred from the Department of the Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19510007000
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/nv99a205dd3-3969-43d2-971c-d3d3e6c6b1f2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19510007000

Lippisch DM 1

Manufacturer:
Lippisch Flugzuegbau G.m.b.H.  Search this
Materials:
Steel tubing covered with plywood.
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 5.9 m (19 ft 5 in)
Length: 6.6 m (21 ft 7 in)
Height: 3.2 m (10 ft 5 in)
Weights: Empty, 297 kg (655 lb)
Gross, 460 kg (1,017 lb)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
Germany
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U. S. Air Force.
Inventory Number:
A19590098000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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/nv9ce9e7236-4a14-4e7c-b08d-c9a69b0ab610
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19590098000

Douglas D-558-2

Manufacturer:
Douglas Aircraft Company  Search this
Materials:
Overall: Aluminum
Dimensions:
Wingspan: 7.6 m (25 ft)
Length: 12.8 m (42 ft)
Height: 3.9 m (12 ft 8 in)
Weight, launch: 7,161 kg (15,787 lb)
Weight, landing: 4,673 kg (9,421 lb)
Top speed: 2,078 km/h (1,291 mph)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Navy Bureau of Weapons
Inventory Number:
A19610108000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv995af0e86-2a73-4094-8c83-d6c31dcc7ecc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19610108000

Ryan Aircraft Photograph Collection

Names:
Ryan Aeronautical Company  Search this
Ryan, Tubal Claude, 1898-  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
[ca. 1920s-1930s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection includes 40 Ryan photographs with captions. Photos include: various stages of production, interiors of personal planes, aircraft flying and on the ground, and the aircraft being used as a recreational vehicle.
Biographical / Historical:
Ryan Aircraft was established by T. Claude Ryan in 1921. Ryan Aircraft has been involved in the following aviation areas: piloted and pilotless military aircraft; personal aircraft; basic aeronautical research and development; scheduled air transportation; aviation training; rocket engines; high temperature metallurgy; and airframe components manufacturing. Ryan Aircraft was involved in several aviation 'firsts,' including the first volume producer of monoplanes in the United States. Ryan also built Lindbergh's aircraft, the 'Spirit of St. Louis'.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Louis A. Marre, Gift, 1997, 1997-0025, 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:
Ryan Aircraft Family  Search this
Aircraft industry -- United States  Search this
Aircraft industry  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.1997.0025
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1997-0025

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

Peenemünde Interviews Project

Topic:
Peenemunde Interviews Project (NASM)
Creator:
Neufeld, Michael J., 1951-  Search this
Names:
Peenemunde Research and Development Station  Search this
Dahm, Werner  Search this
Danneberg, Konrad  Search this
Haeussermann, Walter  Search this
Heimberg, Karl  Search this
Hoelzer, Helmut  Search this
Mueller, Fritz  Search this
Neufeld, Michael J., 1951-  Search this
Oberth, Hermann, 1894-1989  Search this
Rees, Eberhard  Search this
Reisig, Gerhard  Search this
Rudolph, Arthur  Search this
Tessman, Bernhard  Search this
Wiesman, Walter  Search this
von Tiesenhausen, Georg  Search this
Extent:
2.51 Cubic feet (4 records center boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Transcripts
Oral history
Date:
1985-1990
Summary:
This collection consists of the oral history recordings and transcripts for the Peenemünde Interviews Project, which examined the development of the German Peenemünde complex from the early 1930s through World War II.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of 39 hours of interviews with 13 individuals (in both audio cassette and transcript formats).
Arrangement:
The Peenemünde Interviews Project is arranged alphabetically by interviewee. Boxes 1, 2 and 3 contain the interviews on cassette tapes; box 4 contains the edited transcripts of the audio.
Historical note:
The collection consists of the oral history recordings and transcripts for the Peenemünde Interviews Project, which examined the development of the German Peenemünde complex from the early 1930s through World War II. This project constitutes one of several oral history projects conducted within the Department of Space History, NASM. The principal investigator for this project was Michael Neufeld and the following individuals were interviewed: Werner Dahm; Konrad Danneberg; Walter Haeussermann; Karl Heimberg; Helmut Hoelzer; Fritz Mueller; Herman Oberth; Eberhard Rees (with Mrs. Rees); Gerhard Reisig; Arthur Rudolph; Bernhard Tessman (with Karl Heimburg); Georg von Tiesenhausen; and Walter Wiesman.
Provenance:
Space History, NASM, Transfer, 1999, 1999-0038, Varies
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:
V-1 rocket  Search this
V-2 rocket  Search this
Rocketry  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Airplanes -- Germany  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Airplanes -- Rocket engines  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Rockets (Aeronautics)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Transcripts
Oral history
Citation:
Peenemünde Interviews Project, Acc. 1999.0038, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.1999.0038
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Peenemünde Interviews Project
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1999-0038
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Magazine articles

Collection Creator:
Knabenshue, A. Roy (Augustus Roy), 1876-1960  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1966 - 1971
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:
A. Roy Knabenshue Collection, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0136, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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A. Roy Knabenshue Collection
A. Roy Knabenshue Collection / Series 1: Personal / 1.2: Articles and Manuscripts
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0136-ref42
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Peenemunde Document Collection

Creator:
Peenemunde Research and Development Station  Search this
Names:
Peenemunde Research and Development Station  Search this
Dornberger, Walter, 1895-  Search this
Oberth, Hermann, 1894-1989  Search this
Von Braun, Wernher, 1912-1977  Search this
Extent:
0.45 Cubic feet ((1 legal document box))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Telegrams
Reports
Memoranda
Date:
1941-1944
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of Peenemunde documents, including the following: memorandums, correspondence, telegrams, and reports. These documents are in German, and some of the documents have signatures of General Dornberger, Wernher von Braun, and Hermann Oberth. This collection also contains a few translated documents from the Wright Field Collection.
Biographical / Historical:
The Peenemunde Research and Development Station, Germany, was established in the mid-1930s. By the late 1930s, the research station was dedicated to the study and development of rocket driven projectiles, notably the V-2. Peenemunde was also the location of the V-1 test flying program and the test site for several other secret projects including the Messerschmitt 163 rocket-propelled aircraft.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Various sources, gift/transfer, 1994, 1991-0083, 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:
V-2 rocket  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
V-1 rocket  Search this
Messerschmitt 163 Komet (Comet) Family  Search this
Rockets (Aeronautics)  Search this
Rocketry  Search this
Airplanes -- Rocket engines  Search this
Airplanes -- Germany  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Telegrams
Reports
Memoranda
Identifier:
NASM.1991.0083
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1991-0083

Dannenberg, Konrad D.

Collection Creator:
Neufeld, Michael J., 1951-  Search this
Extent:
2 Cassette tapes
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Cassette tapes
Date:
1989-11-07
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:
Peenemünde Interviews Project, Acc. 1999.0038, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Peenemünde Interviews Project
Peenemünde Interviews Project / Series 1: Cassettes
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1999-0038-ref10
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Remember Chuck Yeager by Exploring the Plane He Flew to Break the Sound Barrier

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 08 Dec 2020 20:07:46 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_4593e3c97f5d6410f8859d91bc48b790

Robert B. Meyer Jr. Papers

Creator:
Meyer, Robert B.  Search this
Names:
National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Division of Aeronautics  Search this
Meyer, Robert B.  Search this
Extent:
22.45 Cubic feet ((19 records center boxes) (2 flatboxes))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Manuscripts
Photographs
Publications
Date:
1898-1980
bulk 1963-1980
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of Meyer's research files. The material contains research files, manuscripts, and photo layouts for several of his books, as well as correspondence and photographs related his work as curator. The material covers all aspects of aero engines, including assembly, operation, and restoration.
Biographical / Historical:
Robert B. Meyer, Jr. (1921-1995) was the first Curator of Propulsion in the Aeronautics Department of the National Air and Space Museum (NASM), Smithsonian Institution (1959-1980). A native of Locust Valley, New York, Meyer was a Yale University graduate and served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. After the war he worked as an insurance broker before joining the museum in 1959. He authored a number of books on the development of aircraft engines. Following his retirement, Meyer remained active in NASM's docent program.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Robert B. Meyer, Jr., gift, 1984, XXXX-0184, 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:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes -- Rocket engines  Search this
Airplanes -- Motors  Search this
Airplanes -- Jet propulsion  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Manuscripts
Photographs
Publications
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0184
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0184

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