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Mission Planning, 1961 - 1972

 Sub-Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 5, Sub-Group 4

Scope and Contents

The Mission Planning files contain those materials essential to the planning and execution of the Apollo program mission, especially the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission. The bulk of the sub-group is retained in Armstrong's original order. However, a significant amount of mission planning material was found throughout the Armstrong papers.


  • 1961 - 1972

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is primarily in English. Russian is also present.

Access Information

Collection is open for scholarly research. A 48 hours notice and consultation with the Flight Archivist is required to access the collection.  Portions of the collection are restricted per donor restrictions and third party privacy.


11.172 Cubic Feet (17 letter-size full-width manuscript boxes, two letter-size half-width manuscript boxes, two textile boxes, and one flat box)


To assist researchers, all materials related to Apollo mission planning have been collected and arranged here, beginning with Armstrong's arrangement scheme and ending with a collection of planning materials arranged by the archives.


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 Mitch Daniels Boulevard
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States