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The Moon: It’s geology and geography, circa 1968

 Item — Box: 95, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 8, File 2, Item 3

Scope and Contents

From the Sub-Series: The NASA Publications subseries contains books and other documents published by NASA and collected by Armstrong when he was employed by NASA, as well as a smaller number of NASA publications collected after Armstrong’s retirement. The materials reflect Armstrong’s involvement in the U.S. space program and contain published information related to space flight, experimental aircraft, and the various NASA programs from Mercury to Apollo. Many of these publications are reports on the results of NASA missions, including extensive materials on the scientific impact of the Apollo lunar landing missions. Also found in this subseries are informational publications intended for press releases or public consumption, which reflect NASA’s sustained public relations campaign throughout the 1960s.


  • circa 1968

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.


From the Sub-Series: 3.632 Cubic Feet (Three letter-size full-width manuscript boxes, two cubic foot boxes, one letter-size half-width box, and one flat box)


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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