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Mark S. Geyer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 272

Scope and Contents

The Mark S. Geyer papers document Geyer's time as Manager, Russian Elements Team for the International Space Station. The material provides a glimpse into the technical interface with the Russian Space Agency and its contractors to integrate Russian elements and systems into the International Space Station. The papers include a rich assortment of development schedules.

Types of material include: correspondence, minutes, reports and schedules. Some of the materials are photocopies of originals.


  • 1994 - 2002
  • Other: Majority of material found within 1997 - 1998


Language of Materials

Collection material is primarily in English. Russian is also present.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Portions of material are in the public domain. Other material copyrights held by Purdue University, NASA, or original creator. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Biographical Information

Mark S. Geyer was born November 29, 1958 in Indianapolis Indiana. He received a Bachelor of Science in aerospace engineering from Purdue University in 1982 and a Master of Science in aerospace engineering from Purdue University in 1983. Before joining NASA in 1990, Geyer worked at the Lockheed Missiles and Space Corporation in Sunnyvale, California, as a system engineer supporting the Lunar and Mars Exploration Office. Geyer joined the International Space Station Program in 1994 and has served in various capacities. His contributions at NASA have included, Program Manager, MPCV Orion; Deputy Manager - Constellation Program; Manager, System Engineering and Integration for the Development Program Division of the Exploration Systems Mission Directorate; Manager of the Program Integration Office, lead of the System Integration and Analysis Office, Increment Manager and Manager for the Russian Elements, within the International Space Station Program.

Mark Geyer has received numerous honors and awards including, NASA Exceptional Service Medal, 2000; Space Flight Awareness Leadership Award, 2003; NASA Commendation Award, 2011; Nominee, Federal Engineer of the Year Ward, 2012.

He is married to the former Jacqueline Lewis, Dayton, Ohio. They have three children; Samantha, Russell and Andrew.


0.424 Cubic Feet (One letter-size full-width manuscript box, and Digital files)


The papers are arranged chronologically in one manuscript box.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Collection contains electronic records that may require additional processing prior to access. Please contact Karnes Archives and Special Collections before requesting digital material.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Mark S. Geyer, January 23, 2012.S.

Processing Information

All materials have been housed in acid-free folders and an acid-free box. 



Mark S. Geyer papers
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Mary A. Sego
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Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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