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Chief, Mission Development Branch, 1982 - 1998

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 193, Series 5, Sub-Series 1

Scope and Contents

Leestma was responsible for assessing the operational integration requirements of payloads that flew aboard the shuttle. This sub-series reflects that work and contained within are Payload Specialist information, Space Station information, and Space Station "Freedom" redesign documentation. Some of the miscellaneous material includes, astronaut mission selection information, NASA News Announcements (newsletters) and Shuttle/Shuttle Mir reports.


  • 1982 - 1998

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.


1.998 Cubic Feet (Five letter-size full-width manuscript boxes, and one letter-size half-width manuscript box)

Processing Information

Items are listed at the item level. Material has been placed into archival folders and archival boxes.


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States