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Box 1

 Container

Contains 23 Collections and/or Records:

Neil A. Armstrong papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5
Scope and Contents The Neil A. Armstrong papers document the military, aeronautics, astronautics, teaching and corporate business career of Neil A. Armstrong. The papers also feature items from Armstrong's youth and education. The collection includes but is not limited to documents, coursework, working papers, subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, recordings, photographs and newspaper clippings. The papers are divided into eighteen series, and further information on the scope and content of the...

X-15 Flight Data System - A Precursor, February 27, 1961

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 1, Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Working files from project X-15 and project Dyna Soar. X-15 project files cover 1961-1962. The sub-series includes project summary, flight manual, and reports by Neil Armstrong detailing his test flight findings and research. Dyna Soar project files cover 1960-1967 and were kept as found and appear to have been gathered by Armstrong during the course of his research on super-sonic wing design.

Notes on the X-15 Program, circa 1960

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 1, Item 2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Working files from project X-15 and project Dyna Soar. X-15 project files cover 1961-1962. The sub-series includes project summary, flight manual, and reports by Neil Armstrong detailing his test flight findings and research. Dyna Soar project files cover 1960-1967 and were kept as found and appear to have been gathered by Armstrong during the course of his research on super-sonic wing design.

ANC Bulletin, Vibration and Flutter Prevention Handbook, April 1948

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 1, Item 3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Working files from project X-15 and project Dyna Soar. X-15 project files cover 1961-1962. The sub-series includes project summary, flight manual, and reports by Neil Armstrong detailing his test flight findings and research. Dyna Soar project files cover 1960-1967 and were kept as found and appear to have been gathered by Armstrong during the course of his research on super-sonic wing design.

Progress Report for period 15 November - 15 December 1959, United States Airforce Contract No. AF33(616)-6610 Advanced Flight Vehicle Adaptive Flight Control System , January 5, 1960

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 1, Item 4
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Working files from project X-15 and project Dyna Soar. X-15 project files cover 1961-1962. The sub-series includes project summary, flight manual, and reports by Neil Armstrong detailing his test flight findings and research. Dyna Soar project files cover 1960-1967 and were kept as found and appear to have been gathered by Armstrong during the course of his research on super-sonic wing design.

X-15 Program, Flight Research Center, NASA, Oct. 1961; Loose papers: Pilot Comments, Flight No. 1-32-53, Pilot: Neil Armstrong , July 26, 1962

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5, Item: 1
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 1, Item 5
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Working files from project X-15 and project Dyna Soar. X-15 project files cover 1961-1962. The sub-series includes project summary, flight manual, and reports by Neil Armstrong detailing his test flight findings and research. Dyna Soar project files cover 1960-1967 and were kept as found and appear to have been gathered by Armstrong during the course of his research on super-sonic wing design.

X-15 Operations Flight Report, Flight No. 1-32-53, Pilot: N. A. Armstrong, August 3, 1962

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5, Item: 2
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 1, Item 6
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Working files from project X-15 and project Dyna Soar. X-15 project files cover 1961-1962. The sub-series includes project summary, flight manual, and reports by Neil Armstrong detailing his test flight findings and research. Dyna Soar project files cover 1960-1967 and were kept as found and appear to have been gathered by Armstrong during the course of his research on super-sonic wing design.

F-104 #961 Reaction Control Airplane, undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5, Item: 3
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 1, Item 7
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Working files from project X-15 and project Dyna Soar. X-15 project files cover 1961-1962. The sub-series includes project summary, flight manual, and reports by Neil Armstrong detailing his test flight findings and research. Dyna Soar project files cover 1960-1967 and were kept as found and appear to have been gathered by Armstrong during the course of his research on super-sonic wing design.

Flight Utility Manual, USAF Series X-15 Aircraft, December 29, 1961

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 1, Item 8
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Working files from project X-15 and project Dyna Soar. X-15 project files cover 1961-1962. The sub-series includes project summary, flight manual, and reports by Neil Armstrong detailing his test flight findings and research. Dyna Soar project files cover 1960-1967 and were kept as found and appear to have been gathered by Armstrong during the course of his research on super-sonic wing design.

NASA Technical Advisors for Dyna Soar Project, undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 7, Item: 1
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 1, Item 9
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Working files from project X-15 and project Dyna Soar. X-15 project files cover 1961-1962. The sub-series includes project summary, flight manual, and reports by Neil Armstrong detailing his test flight findings and research. Dyna Soar project files cover 1960-1967 and were kept as found and appear to have been gathered by Armstrong during the course of his research on super-sonic wing design.

F-5D charts for landing descent and take-off, undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 7, Item: 2
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 1, Item 10
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Working files from project X-15 and project Dyna Soar. X-15 project files cover 1961-1962. The sub-series includes project summary, flight manual, and reports by Neil Armstrong detailing his test flight findings and research. Dyna Soar project files cover 1960-1967 and were kept as found and appear to have been gathered by Armstrong during the course of his research on super-sonic wing design.

Three German Flight postcards, undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 7, Item: 3
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 1, Item 11
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Working files from project X-15 and project Dyna Soar. X-15 project files cover 1961-1962. The sub-series includes project summary, flight manual, and reports by Neil Armstrong detailing his test flight findings and research. Dyna Soar project files cover 1960-1967 and were kept as found and appear to have been gathered by Armstrong during the course of his research on super-sonic wing design.

NASA-FRC Memorandum: Review of information on manned rocket flights…, July 19, 1960

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 7, Item: 4
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 1, Item 12
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Working files from project X-15 and project Dyna Soar. X-15 project files cover 1961-1962. The sub-series includes project summary, flight manual, and reports by Neil Armstrong detailing his test flight findings and research. Dyna Soar project files cover 1960-1967 and were kept as found and appear to have been gathered by Armstrong during the course of his research on super-sonic wing design.

Rough Draft - NASA-FRC Summary FRC Rocket Flight Incidents; Bundle of Test Flight Data on X-1 flights, Pilot: Charles Yeager, July 27, 1960

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 7, Item: 5
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 1, Item 13
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Working files from project X-15 and project Dyna Soar. X-15 project files cover 1961-1962. The sub-series includes project summary, flight manual, and reports by Neil Armstrong detailing his test flight findings and research. Dyna Soar project files cover 1960-1967 and were kept as found and appear to have been gathered by Armstrong during the course of his research on super-sonic wing design.

Study and Development of an Electric Side Stick Controller for Aerospace Vehicles, November 1961

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 1, Item 14
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Working files from project X-15 and project Dyna Soar. X-15 project files cover 1961-1962. The sub-series includes project summary, flight manual, and reports by Neil Armstrong detailing his test flight findings and research. Dyna Soar project files cover 1960-1967 and were kept as found and appear to have been gathered by Armstrong during the course of his research on super-sonic wing design.

Archival copies of Application to NASA's astronaut program with related correspondence, circa 1962

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 1, Item 17
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Working files from project X-15 and project Dyna Soar. X-15 project files cover 1961-1962. The sub-series includes project summary, flight manual, and reports by Neil Armstrong detailing his test flight findings and research. Dyna Soar project files cover 1960-1967 and were kept as found and appear to have been gathered by Armstrong during the course of his research on super-sonic wing design.

Archival copies of correspondence congratulating Armstrong on his achievements as a research pilot at Edwards Air Force Base, circa 1962

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 1, Item 18
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Working files from project X-15 and project Dyna Soar. X-15 project files cover 1961-1962. The sub-series includes project summary, flight manual, and reports by Neil Armstrong detailing his test flight findings and research. Dyna Soar project files cover 1960-1967 and were kept as found and appear to have been gathered by Armstrong during the course of his research on super-sonic wing design.

Archival copies of Correspondence and newspaper clippings related to Armstrong’s achievements as a research test pilot, circa 1962

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 1, Item 19
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Working files from project X-15 and project Dyna Soar. X-15 project files cover 1961-1962. The sub-series includes project summary, flight manual, and reports by Neil Armstrong detailing his test flight findings and research. Dyna Soar project files cover 1960-1967 and were kept as found and appear to have been gathered by Armstrong during the course of his research on super-sonic wing design.

NASA Career, 1948 - 2009

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1
Scope and Contents Housed in this series are the documents and other materials generated during Neil Armstrong's NASA career, from his days as an experimental test pilot through his assignment as the Deputy Administrator of Aeronautics. Early materials of note are documents related to the X-15 program and Armstrong’s engineering work as part of the Dyna-Soar team before his transfer into the astronaut program. A central piece of this series is the inclusion of Armstrong's application to the NASA astronaut...

Experimental Test Pilot Files, 1948 - 1973

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Working files from project X-15 and project Dyna Soar. X-15 project files cover 1961-1962. The sub-series includes project summary, flight manual, and reports by Neil Armstrong detailing his test flight findings and research. Dyna Soar project files cover 1960-1967 and were kept as found and appear to have been gathered by Armstrong during the course of his research on super-sonic wing design.

Experimental Test Pilot Papers - Working Files, 1948 - 1967

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Working files from project X-15 and project Dyna Soar. X-15 project files cover 1961-1962. The sub-series includes project summary, flight manual, and reports by Neil Armstrong detailing his test flight findings and research. Dyna Soar project files cover 1960-1967 and were kept as found and appear to have been gathered by Armstrong during the course of his research on super-sonic wing design.