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Box 4

 Container

Contains 14 Collections and/or Records:

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...
Dates: 1948 - 2009

Astronaut Application and Preflight Assignments , 1962 - 1963

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents The astronaut application, orientation, and training materials document Neil Armstrong's transition from being a research test pilot to a member of the "New Nine" group of astronauts recruited for the upcoming Gemini program. The sub-series included Armstrong's application to NASA's astronaut program, as well as the associated correspondence and correspondence related to his last days as a research test pilot. In addition to the application materials, documents concerning the initial...
Dates: 1962 - 1963

Astronaut Application and Pre-Flight Assignments, 1962 - 1963

 File — Box: 4
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, File 1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The astronaut application, orientation, and training materials document Neil Armstrong's transition from being a research test pilot to a member of the "New Nine" group of astronauts recruited for the upcoming Gemini program. The sub-series included Armstrong's application to NASA's astronaut program, as well as the associated correspondence and correspondence related to his last days as a research test pilot. In addition to the application materials, documents concerning the initial...
Dates: 1962 - 1963

Astronaut Application and Pre-Flight Assignments - [Astro Applic. Edw Corresp. 1962 Prog. Part. Awards] - [1962 Prog. Part. Awards], 1962

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, File 1, Item 3
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence and newspaper clippings related to Armstrong's achievements as an experimental test pilot.
Dates: 1962

Astronaut Application and Pre-Flight Assignments - Contents of folder [B-1: Dryden folder NASA] , includes acceptance letter from the astronaut program signed by Robert Gilruth, circa September 1962

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, File 1, Item 4
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The astronaut application, orientation, and training materials document Neil Armstrong's transition from being a research test pilot to a member of the "New Nine" group of astronauts recruited for the upcoming Gemini program. The sub-series included Armstrong's application to NASA's astronaut program, as well as the associated correspondence and correspondence related to his last days as a research test pilot. In addition to the application materials, documents concerning the initial...
Dates: circa September 1962

Astronaut Application and Pre-Flight Assignments - Orientation and Training - Astronaut orientation and training schedules, October - December 1962

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, File 1, Item 5
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The astronaut application, orientation, and training materials document Neil Armstrong's transition from being a research test pilot to a member of the "New Nine" group of astronauts recruited for the upcoming Gemini program. The sub-series included Armstrong's application to NASA's astronaut program, as well as the associated correspondence and correspondence related to his last days as a research test pilot. In addition to the application materials, documents concerning the initial...
Dates: October - December 1962

Astronaut Application and Pre-Flight Assignments - Orientation and Training - Astronomy coursework, October 1962

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, File 1, Item 6
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The astronaut application, orientation, and training materials document Neil Armstrong's transition from being a research test pilot to a member of the "New Nine" group of astronauts recruited for the upcoming Gemini program. The sub-series included Armstrong's application to NASA's astronaut program, as well as the associated correspondence and correspondence related to his last days as a research test pilot. In addition to the application materials, documents concerning the initial...
Dates: October 1962

Astronaut Application and Pre-Flight Assignments - Orientation and Training - Computer Theory coursework, October - November 1962

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 7
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, File 1, Item 7
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The astronaut application, orientation, and training materials document Neil Armstrong's transition from being a research test pilot to a member of the "New Nine" group of astronauts recruited for the upcoming Gemini program. The sub-series included Armstrong's application to NASA's astronaut program, as well as the associated correspondence and correspondence related to his last days as a research test pilot. In addition to the application materials, documents concerning the initial...
Dates: October - November 1962

Astronaut Application and Pre-Flight Assignments - Orientation and Training - Flight Mechanics class notes, November 1962

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 8
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, File 1, Item 8
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The astronaut application, orientation, and training materials document Neil Armstrong's transition from being a research test pilot to a member of the "New Nine" group of astronauts recruited for the upcoming Gemini program. The sub-series included Armstrong's application to NASA's astronaut program, as well as the associated correspondence and correspondence related to his last days as a research test pilot. In addition to the application materials, documents concerning the initial...
Dates: November 1962

Astronaut Application and Pre-Flight Assignments - Orientation and Training - Gemini Familiarization materials, November 1962

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 9
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, File 1, Item 9
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The astronaut application, orientation, and training materials document Neil Armstrong's transition from being a research test pilot to a member of the "New Nine" group of astronauts recruited for the upcoming Gemini program. The sub-series included Armstrong's application to NASA's astronaut program, as well as the associated correspondence and correspondence related to his last days as a research test pilot. In addition to the application materials, documents concerning the initial...
Dates: November 1962

Astronaut Application and Pre-Flight Assignments - [Apollo: Non-Tech] , January 5, 1965

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, File 1, Item 10
Scope and Contents Includes Company Grade Officer Effectiveness Report, Neil Armstrong reporting on Capt. Michael Collins, January 5, 1965; and Company Grade Officer Effectiveness Report, Neil Armstrong reporting on Major Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, January 5, 1965.
Dates: January 5, 1965

Astronaut Application and Pre-Flight Assignments - [Astro Applic. Edw Corresp. 1962 Prog. Part. Awards] - [1962 Astro Application], 1962

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, File 1, Item 1
Scope and Contents Includes congratulatory telegram from Congressman Jim Fulton, July 18, 1962; Security Investigation Data for Sensitive Position (application to the NASA astronaut program), Continuation Sheet for Standard Form 57, 'Application for Federal Employment,' circa 1962; Letter of acceptance into the NASA astronaut program from Robert R. Gilruth, June 29, 1962; and Flight Experience Record, May 1962.
Dates: 1962

Astronaut Application and Pre-Flight Assignments - [Astro Applic. Edw Corresp. 1962 Prog. Part. Awards] – [Edw. Corresp.], circa 1962

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, File 1, Item 2
Scope and Contents Includes professional correspondence congratulating Armstrong on his achievements as a research pilot at Edwards Air Force Base.
Dates: circa 1962

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...
Dates: 1671 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2012