Contains 4 Collections and/or Records:
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...
Dates: 1671 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2012
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...
Dates: 1948 - 2009
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.
Dates: 1948 - 1973
File — Box: 3
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 3
Scope and Contents Covers volumes one, three, four, five, and ten.
Dates: 1957 - 1971