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M. Jeanne Lucke papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 125

Scope and Contents

The M. Jeanne Lucke papers reflect Lucke's 20 years of employment with the TRW Systems Group in the 1960s-1980s. The types of material consists of an Apollo, Pathfinder and two Spacelab Mission adhesive patches, photographs with detailed descriptions of rocket launches and photographs of the planet Saturn taken from Voyager, along with a Titan IIIE/Centaur D-1T diagram and description. Also included among the items are a Voyager Encounters Jupiter booklet published by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 


  • 1968 - 1985


Language of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

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

Biographical Information

M. Jeanne Lucke worked for the TRW Systems Group from 1960-1980s. TRW Systems Group designed and built the descent engine or (LMDE) for the Apollo lunar lander, Pioneer 10 and 11, Delta launch vehicle, Voyager spacecraft, among other numerous systems. One such system that Lucke worked on from 1975-1977 was the Mariner Spacecraft.


0.182 Cubic Feet (One letter-size half-width manuscript box)


The papers are organized by type of material within five folders.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Shonnie J. Keefe (M. Jeanne Luckes' daughter), in memory of M. Jeanne Lucke, October 31, 2012.

Processing Information

All materials have been housed in acid-free folders and an acid-free box. Polyester sleeves were used where warranted for preservation purposes.
M. Jeanne Lucke papers
Under Review
Mary A. Sego
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Edition statement
Second edition. Collection description first completed 2012-12-12.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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