Contains 4 Collections and/or Records:
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...
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...
File — Box: 5
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, File 2
Scope and Contents Includes working documents detailing the development of NASA's program schedule and the number of employees necessary for each mission throughout the 1960s as prepared by Neil Armstrong at the behest of Deke Slayton, circa March 1963.
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...