Archives of American Aerospace Exploration (AAAE)
Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:
This collection is a collection of printed materials relating to the first half-century of aviation, consisting mostly of promotional materials from various manufacturers. Also contains a few periodicals (including an issue of Contact, published by the Women's National Aeronautical Association), and a menu from a dinner honoring Amelia Earhart.
Papers include correspondence, notes, memoranda and other materials related to NACA and NASA programs with which Becker was associated, including the X-1, X-15, X-20 (or Dyna-Soar) programs; research files for The High-Speed Frontier; transcripts of oral history interviews; and copies of publications and lectures by Becker, created between 1936 and 1980.
The B. P. Blasingame Papers contains several books, reports, and papers about navigation, inertia, and space flight. Although the majority of the materials are undated, they are likely from the 1960s and 1970s.
The Robert Burton Collection of Apollo Mission Reports contains twelve reports relating to NASA's various Apollo programs that were published between 1965 and 1973. Several reports pertain to Apollo 12, 13, 14, 15, and 17. Running from 1961 through 1972, the Apollo Program was the NASA program that put American astronauts on the Moon.
The Edward H. Cahill Papers contains a copy of a map of part of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute campus drawn by Cahill in 1909, materials from his professional life, and an article in which he is cited. It also includes obituaries.
This collection includes the papers of aviation, science, and space journalist Evert B. Clark, including correspondence, memoranda, research notes; and drafts and published copies of articles.