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MSC Centrifuge

Collection Creator:
Kapp, Michael  Search this
Container:
Box 38, Item SE 14
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Scope and Contents:
Sound effects from Manned Spacecraft Center, Houston, Texas, Bldg 29, centrifuge. 1. Gimbal cycling (no). 2 and 3. Centrifuge G run at different levels (basic hum, no rotation sound). 3. MASTIF A. air jets B. actual.
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:
United States Space Program Oral History Collection [Kapp], Acc. NASM.XXXX.0138, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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United States Space Program Oral History Collection [Kapp]
United States Space Program Oral History Collection [Kapp] / Series 1: Audio
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg287ce6c4f-fd76-4ed5-ab68-9a304e865d24
EDAN-URL:
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Mini-Centrifuge, Biomedical, Shuttle

Materials:
adhesive, electrical wires, metal, neoprene, paper, plastic, rubber, steel, synthetic bristles
Dimensions:
3-D: 20.3 x 8.3 x 5.7cm (8 x 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Medical
Country of Origin:
Germany
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA Johnson Space Center
Inventory Number:
A20130027000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9befc75a9-fe77-4a28-a197-511ea7a953fc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20130027000
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Houston MSC Centrifuge

Artist:
Nicholas Solovioff  Search this
Medium:
Drawing, Pen and Ink, Wash on Paper
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W) (Matted): 53.3 x 72.4cm (21 in. x 28 1/2 in.)
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 35.6 x 55.2cm (14 in. x 21 3/4 in.)
Type:
ART-Drawings
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19770082000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9725ef31d-12e6-4903-9e20-e81abcb2f81a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19770082000
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Centrifuge Run

Collection Creator:
Kapp, Michael  Search this
Container:
Box 25, Item 141
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Scope and Contents:
Mixed sound track from from the documentary film "Centrifuge Run". Gus Grissom describes the typical centrifuge run. Discussion of the blood pressure cuff. The couch is uncomfortable. A new device with bugs. John Glenn compares centrifuge runs for doctors. A comparison of altitude runs and sea level runs.
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:
United States Space Program Oral History Collection [Kapp], Acc. NASM.XXXX.0138, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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United States Space Program Oral History Collection [Kapp]
United States Space Program Oral History Collection [Kapp] / Series 1: Audio
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2245ebeef-17b1-4c57-b545-0f24ee435c2b
EDAN-URL:
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SCDB-069: Centrifuge

Collection Creator:
Brown, David M.  Search this
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
United States. Navy  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
December 3, 2001
Scope and Contents:
(12/3/2001) Close-up red police light (rotating beacon), of interest to a general audience. Centrifuge (great footage). Laurel Clark ingress in Landing and Entry Suit. Time-coded view of Laurel Clark strapped in. Door close conversation with Laurel Clark about adaptation and effects on vestibular system. Good conversation with Laurel Clark about mission experiments. Laurel Clark talking about what it's like for your body when you come back from space.

Film Type: Color; Sound; MiniDV (SD) Run Time: 0:27:00
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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:
David M. Brown Papers, NASM.2006.0013, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2006.0013, Item VK 00062
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David M. Brown Papers
David M. Brown Papers / Videotapes
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2c42ebf36-6b54-45e1-91eb-34fd7fe53f4c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2006-0013-ref958

Mercury Radio Shows (Reel 1 of 2)

Collection Creator:
Kapp, Michael  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Item 18
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Date:
March 1, 1961
Scope and Contents:
(Reel 1 of 2) The narrator describes the program. Robert Voas opening remarks. Gordon Cooper discusses with Robert Voas the use of the human centrifuge and the Project Mercury space suit problems that were discovered as a result of the centrifuge run. Recording of Deke Slayton using the human centrifuge to simulate the Project Mercury Redstone mission flight profile just a little bit better. Deke Slayton, John Glenn, Alan Shepard, Wally Shirra, Gordon Cooper, Virgil Gus Grissom and Robert Voas, training officer, all comment on what Project Mercury means to them as pilots, sometimes wax philosophical. Dr. Bill Douglas, flight surgeon, and Rod Higgins, spacecraft systems, and Virgil Gus Grissom discusses capsule attitude control modes. Robert Voas discusses different aspects humans on the mission reliability.
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:
United States Space Program Oral History Collection [Kapp], Acc. NASM.XXXX.0138, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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United States Space Program Oral History Collection [Kapp]
United States Space Program Oral History Collection [Kapp] / Series 1: Audio
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg212d3c6d8-1d4a-45dc-b879-984cb4764071
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0138-ref520

QC Atomic Bomb - Centrifuge - European Ultra-Centrifuge

Container:
Box 38 of 69
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service, Records
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Records
Records / Box 38
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa90-105-refidd1e24767

Centrifugal Pumps

Container:
Box 43 of 109
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 638, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction, Project Files
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Project Files
Project Files / Box 43
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0638-refidd1e14367

Pratt & Whitney Canada PW123 Turboprop Engine

Manufacturer:
Pratt & Whitney Canada (Longueuil, Quebec)  Search this
Materials:
Metal, plastic
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 ft. 9 in. × 2 ft. 2 in. × 7 ft., 992lb. (83.8 × 66 × 213.4cm, 450kg)
Other: 2 ft. 9 in. × 2 ft. 2 in. (83.8 × 66cm)
Approximate: 7 ft. (213.4cm)
Type:
PROPULSION-Turbines (Jet)
Country of Origin:
Canada
Date:
1987
Credit Line:
Gift of Pratt & Whitney Canada, Inc.
Inventory Number:
A19900255000
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/nv90a41ad60-ef61-46dc-a131-020a1c2bb32f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19900255000
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Mercury Radio Shows (Reel 2 of 2)

Collection Creator:
Kapp, Michael  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Item 19
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Date:
March 1, 1961
Scope and Contents:
(Reel 2 of 2) Robert Voas discusses the parachutes, man's role, autopilot, and role of man in the spacecraft. Unknown speaker discusses the Project Mercury space suits. A discussion of the Redstone missile (good for background on Huntsville, Alabama), fuel, control system and the mission of Redstone. John Glenn discusses training such as the human centrifuge at Johnsville, Pennsylvania, desert and sea survival training, across the board scientific training, the most demanding is the physical training and the constant study, everything you do has a sense of newness. On simulators, you try and put yourself in the same situation on launch day. The Project Mercury has a group of thousands of people working. We're (the astronauts) just the peak of national effort - cute elephant story. We're only the pinnacle of a big national effort. (ends around 13 minutes) picks up a centrifuge run with Gordon Cooper.
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:
United States Space Program Oral History Collection [Kapp], Acc. NASM.XXXX.0138, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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United States Space Program Oral History Collection [Kapp]
United States Space Program Oral History Collection [Kapp] / Series 1: Audio
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg25d790b22-f15e-448d-b377-055468ae811d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0138-ref521

Compressor , Rolls-Royce Dart Turboprop

Manufacturer:
Rolls-Royce Ltd. (Derby, U.K.)  Search this
Materials:
HAZMAT: Cadmium Plating
Dimensions:
46 cm (18 in.) diameter, 37 cm (14-3/4 in.) length;
Type:
PROPULSION-Components (Engine Parts)
Country of Origin:
United Kingdom
Credit Line:
Gift of Rotol Corporation
Inventory Number:
A19731241000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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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/nv96a0d9b8a-7efc-4e78-b9ff-f937b698dc5d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19731241000

Indicator, Airspeed

Manufacturer:
Dr. Th. Horn  Search this
Materials:
Wood
Steel
Aluminum
Copper Alloy
Coating
Dimensions:
3-D: 30.5 × 23.5 × 24.1cm (1 × 9 1/4 × 9 1/2 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Flight Management
Country of Origin:
Germany
Credit Line:
Transferred from the Department of Commerce
Inventory Number:
A19570456000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv986705db8-dce1-4cbc-96eb-9ec04f0b50ad
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19570456000

Indicator, Airspeed

Manufacturer:
Wilhelm Morell G.m.b.H.  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum
Copper Alloy
Steel
Coating
Glass
Dimensions:
3-D: 20.6 × 12.7 × 6.7cm (8 1/8 × 5 × 2 5/8 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Flight Management
Country of Origin:
Germany
Date:
ca. 1918
Credit Line:
Transferred from the Department of Commerce
Inventory Number:
A19570851000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9b42ad0f3-dc37-461f-8525-458b62852d16
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19570851000

Centrifugal Refrigeration Machine

Container:
Box 41 of 109
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 638, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction, Project Files
See more items in:
Project Files
Project Files / Box 41
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0638-refidd1e13868

Centrifugal Refrigeration Machine

Container:
Box 43 of 109
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 638, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction, Project Files
See more items in:
Project Files
Project Files / Box 43
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0638-refidd1e14456

Centrifugal Fan Cooling Tower

Container:
Box 43 of 109
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 638, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Design and Construction, Project Files
See more items in:
Project Files
Project Files / Box 43
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0638-refidd1e14557

Rocket (centrifugal force atomizer).

Collection Creator:
United States. Army. Ordnance Department. Ordnance Research and Development Translation Center  Search this
Container:
Roll 65, Item FE 200
Type:
Archival materials
Microform
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 Documents (World War II): Fort Eustis Library (FE) Microfilm, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0468, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Captured German Documents (World War II): Fort Eustis Library (FE) Microfilm
Captured German Documents (World War II): Fort Eustis Library (FE) Microfilm / Series 2: Microfilm Rolls / Roll 65
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2eb97ed30-c751-418d-bfb9-2f3e4828d66e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0468-ref1615

Biomedical Experiment, Microscope Slides

Manufacturer:
Professor Milian  Search this
Materials:
Glass, organic media, cardboard, paper
Dimensions:
In Frame: 0.5 x 10 x 10cm (3/16in. x 3 15/16in. x 3 15/16in.)
Type:
LITERATURE AND RESEARCH-Miscellaneous
Country of Origin:
France
Credit Line:
Gift of Constantine D. G. Generales Jr.
Inventory Number:
A19780279000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv90c42902a-5e19-443a-88b8-81072d7bfac6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19780279000

Wright WT94 Engine Turbosupercharger

Manufacturer:
Wright Aeronautical  Search this
Dimensions:
Overall: 61 × 61 × 43.2cm, 49kg (2 ft. × 2 ft. × 1 ft. 5 in., 108lb.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Accessories (to an Engine)
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
Circa 1943
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Navy
Inventory Number:
A19710939000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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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/nv9d40834d2-932e-452f-accc-90df3ef4611c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19710939000

No. 71-TA, Centrifugal Blower

Collection Creator:
Eisler Engineering Company.  Search this
Container:
Box 20, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
[undated]
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the majority is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Series 3, Employee Records, personnel files are restrictedContact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Eisler Engineering Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Eisler Engineering Company records
Eisler Engineering Company records / Series 4 : Operational Records / 4.2: Operating Instructions and Parts Lists
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep85a31fea0-6aed-41a6-9a4c-42d735336124
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0734-ref1524

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