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Mark K. Craig papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 81
The Mark K. Craig papers include papers, artifacts, memorabilia, and oral history interviews that chronicle the many and varied contributions to space exploration of this Purdue alumnus (BSAE 1971). Craig’s contributions stem from his work for NASA from 1967 to 2005, for Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) supporting NASA from 2005 to 2015, and as a space themed attraction consultant since 1997. The collection documents technical, programmatic, strategy/policy, institutional, and public engagement contributions to the Apollo, Apollo-Soyuz, Space Shuttle, Space Station, Mars Rover Sample Return, and Lunar-Mars exploration programs. The papers reflect Craig’s responsibilities as a NASA engineer, program manager, and senior executive at Johnson Space Center, Stennis Space Center, and NASA Headquarters; and as Vice President and NASA account manager at SAIC. The collection includes material from the start-up of Space Shuttle (1969), of Space Station (1983), and of the Lunar-Mars exploration initiative (1988).

Dates

  • 2006
  • Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2006

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Extent

42.10 Cubic Feet

Abstract

The Mark K. Craig papers document Craig's 50 year career of technical, programmatic, strategy/policy, institutional, and public engagement contributions to the NASA human space exploration enterprise from Apollo to Lunar/Mars exploration. It includes papers, artifacts, memorabilia, and oral history interviews.

Arrangement Note

Chronological

Method of Acquisition

Donated by Mark Craig.

Existence and Location of Originals

Original interviews property of NASA.

Related Materials

multi-part note content
Title
Mark K. Craig papers
Status
in_progress
Author
Sammie Morris
Date
05/12/2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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