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Daily Work Journals and Log-Books, 1981 - 2014

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 193, Series 3

Scope and Contents

Found within this series are Leestma's personal journals and log books compiled during his time at NASA, both as an astronaut and as a part of the administrative staff. They provide a glimpse into the daily life of an astronaut, including time in space, and a manager. The later journals include two titled, "NASA 5-Point Plan for the Future," and "Proposal for Investment of Silicon Valley in Space."


  • 1981 - 2014

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is in English.

Access Information

The collection is open for research. A portion of Leestma's personnel papers have been restricted due to privacy considerations.


5.45 Cubic Feet (15 letter-size full-width manuscript boxes)


The journals are arranged chronologically and follow the path of Leestma's career.


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States