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Gemini and Apollo, 1960 - 2012

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 22, Series 3, Sub-Series 1

Scope and Contents

This sub-series includes material from Cernan's participation in both the Gemini and Apollo programs and includes interview transcripts, and awards and congratulatory correspondence. Of special note are telegrams from President Richard Nixon and then-California Governor Ronald Reagan. Also included are copies of official NASA documents pertaining to the Apollo program, especially Apollo 17. These include a report on communications systems aboard the Lunar Module, a press kit for Apollo XVII, and the Apollo Program Summary Report.


  • 1960 - 2012

Language of Materials

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

Access Information

The collection is open for research. Portions of the collection which contain confidential information are restricted.


1.134 Cubic Feet (Two letter-size full-width manuscript boxes, one letter-size half-width manuscript box, and one legal-size half-width manuscript box)


Sub-Series one includes four sub-groups.
  1. Gemini and Apollo - Correspondence and Papers
  2. Apollo Summary Reports
  3. Apollo XVII 25th and 40th anniversary related material
  4. Oral Histories


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States