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Andrew Chi Atomic Clocks Collection

Creator:
Chi, Andrew  Search this
Names:
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Extent:
2 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Charts
Correspondence
Graphs
Memorandums
Proceedings
Reports
Date:
1959-1980
Summary:
The collection consists of the papers of scientist Andrew Chi, documenting his work on the Cesium 133 atomic clock, and its relevance to the Global Positioning System.
Scope and Contents:
The collections contains correspondence, memorandum, and journal articles related to the Cesium 133 atomic clock. Many of the documents relate to the U.S. Study Group 7, International Radio Consultative Committee (CCIR) which was formed to prepare documents to dtermine the United States position in relating to worldwide service of standard frequency and time-signal emmssions. The CCIR is an advisory arm on technical matters to the International Telecommunicaytions Union (ITU).
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into two series.

Series 1: U.S. Study Group 7, International Radio Consultative Committee (CCIR) Materials, 1964-1980

Series 2: Other Materials, 1959-1977
Biographical / Historical:
Andrew R. Chi was head of the Timing Systems Section, Space Data Control Branch, at the Goddard Space Flight Center.
Provenance:
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Atomic clocks  Search this
Genre/Form:
Charts
Correspondence -- 20th century
Graphs
Memorandums -- 1950-2000
Proceedings
Reports -- 20th century
Citation:
Andrew Chi Atomic Clocks Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1264
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Human Figure, Model, Rocket, Mercury Redstone, 1:48

Manufacturer:
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center  Search this
Materials:
Plastic
Paint
Non-Magnetic Metal Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D (Figure): 4.4 × 1.3 × 0.3cm (1 3/4 × 1/2 × 1/8 in.)
Type:
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center
Inventory Number:
A19720995001
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Human Figure, Model, Rocket, Gemini Titan II, 1:48

Manufacturer:
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center  Search this
Materials:
Plastic
Paint
Ink
Metal
Dimensions:
3-D (Figure, Overall): 4.4 × 1.3 × 0.5cm (1 3/4 × 1/2 × 3/16 in.)
Type:
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center
Inventory Number:
A19721000001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Human Figure, Model, Rocket, Mercury Atlas, 1:48

Manufacturer:
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center  Search this
Materials:
Plastic
Paint
Ink
White Metal Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D (Human Figure): 4.1 × 1.3 × 0.3cm (1 5/8 × 1/2 × 1/8 in.)
Type:
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center
Inventory Number:
A19721001001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Human Figure, Model, Rocket, Saturn IB, 1:48

Manufacturer:
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center  Search this
Materials:
Plastic
Paint
Metal
Dimensions:
3-D (Human Figure): 4.8 × 1 × 0.5cm (1 7/8 × 3/8 × 3/16 in.)
Type:
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center
Inventory Number:
A19721004001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Human Figure, Model, Rocket, Saturn V, 1:48

Manufacturer:
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center  Search this
Materials:
Plastic
Paint
Metal Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D (Human figure (does not include plastic stand)): 4.4 × 1.3 × 0.3cm (1 3/4 × 1/2 × 1/8 in.)
Type:
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Inventory Number:
A19721006001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Miscellaneous Parts, Model, Rocket, Saturn V, 1:48

Manufacturer:
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center  Search this
Materials:
Metal Alloy
Paint
Dimensions:
3-D (Metal Piece): 2.5 × 2.5 × 2.5cm (1 × 1 × 1 in.)
Type:
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Inventory Number:
A19721006002
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Pressure Suit, Mark IV, United States Navy

Manufacturer:
B. F. Goodrich Co.  Search this
Subcontractor:
Kollsman Instrument Company  Search this
Materials:
NECKRING - ALUMINUM
OVERALL - nylon, neoprene-coated nylon, aluminum, rubber/neoprene, brass, steel
Dimensions:
Overall: 28 x 5 x 62.5cm (11in. x 1 15/16in. x 2ft 5/8in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Pressure Suits
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA Manned Spacecraft Center
Inventory Number:
A19710781000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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Pressure Suit, A7-L, Shepard, Apollo 14, Flown

Astronaut:
Alan B. Shepard Jr.  Search this
Manufacturer:
ILC Industries Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Exterior: Beta cloth, Chromel-R, nylon, polyester, velcro
Interior: Rubber, nylon
Connectors: Anodized aluminium, two red, four blue
Neckring: Anodized aluminium, red
Wrist locking rings: Anodized aluminium, red and blue
Dimensions:
Overall: 5ft 6in. x 2ft 8in. x 11in. (167.64 x 81.3 x 27.9cm)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Pressure Suits
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center.
Inventory Number:
A19720587000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Pressure Suit, G5-C, Borman, Training

Manufacturer:
David Clark Company, Inc.  Search this
Astronaut:
Frank Borman  Search this
Materials:
Exterior: HT Nylon, Silk (flag), polycarbonate visor
Zippers: Cotton, brass, rubber/neoprene
Interior: Neoprene-coated nylon
Connectors, fittings and disconnects: Anodized aluminum
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 ft. 7 in. tall x 1 ft. 6 in. wide x 8 in. deep, 16 lb. (170.2 x 45.7 x 20.3cm, 7.3kg)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Pressure Suits
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19721159000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Boots, G-5-C, Borman, Training

Manufacturer:
David Clark Company, Inc.  Search this
Astronaut:
Frank Borman  Search this
Materials:
nylon, steel, brass, leather, Rubber (Silicone), Phenolic Resin, paint
Dimensions:
Clothing: 30.5 x 22.9 x 30.5cm (12 x 9 x 12 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Footwear
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19710780000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Pressure Suit, Mark IV, United States Navy

Manufacturer:
B. F. Goodrich Co.  Search this
Materials:
Neck ring - aluminum
Overall - brass, ht-1 nomex, Steel, phenolic resin, aluminum, neoprene-coated nylon, rubber (silicone)
Dimensions:
Overall: 22.86 x 88.9 x 167.64cm (9in. x 2ft 11in. x 5ft 6in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Pressure Suits
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA
Inventory Number:
A19710782000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Helmet, Pressure Bubble, Worden, Apollo 15

Manufacturer:
Air Lock Inc.  Search this
Astronaut:
Alfred Merrill Worden  Search this
Designer:
Dr. Robert L. Jones  Search this
James H. O'Kane  Search this
Subcontractor:
Hamilton Standard  Search this
Contractor:
ILC Industries Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Bubble: Polycarbonate
Helmet Disconnect: Anodized aluminum
Rear Pad: Beta cloth, anodized aluminum
Dimensions:
3-D: 30.5 x 26 x 27.9cm (12 x 10 1/4 x 11 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center.
Inventory Number:
A19730059001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Pressure suit, G5-C, White, Training

Manufacturer:
David Clark Company, Inc.  Search this
Astronaut:
Edward H. White, II  Search this
Materials:
Exterior: HT Nylon, Silk (flag), polycarbonate visor
Zippers: Cotton, brass, rubber/neoprene
Interior: Neoprene-coated nylon
Connectors, fittings and disconnects: Anodized aluminium
Dimensions:
Overall: 5ft 7in. x 1ft 6in. x 8in. (170.18 x 45.72 x 20.3cm)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Pressure Suits
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19730839000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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Helmet, Pressure Bubble, Lousma, Skylab 3

Manufacturer:
Air Lock Inc.  Search this
Manufactured for:
ILC Industries Inc.  Search this
Astronaut:
Jack R. Lousma  Search this
Materials:
Bubble: Polycarbonate
Neck and Head Pad: Beta cloth, aluminum
Neck Disconnect, Feed Port: Anodized aluminum
Dimensions:
3-D: 22.9 x 26.7cm (9 x 10 1/2 in.)
Other (neck ring): 9 1/2in. (24.1cm)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19761191001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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Climate Change and Our Future: Our Changing Landscapes

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-10-23T19:03:07.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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Venus Rediscovered: An Astrobiological or Astrophysical Frontier?

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2021-06-30T01:01:16.000Z
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Science & Technology  Search this
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Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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Air and Space Live Chat: The Hubble Space Telescope at 30

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-05-11T11:09:37.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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The Dragonfly Mission to Titan: Air and Space Live Chat

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-06-18T18:46:58.000Z
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Education  Search this
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Arctic Sea Ice

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2012-04-10T17:29:38.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
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Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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