Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:
Apollo Program, 1961 - 1977
Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents The Apollo sub-series contains a high volume of diverse materials. It houses both personal papers consisting of congratulatory correspondences from friends, family, and NASA colleagues together with newspaper clippings collected by Neil Armstrong in the years following the success of the lunar landing mission as well as the working files used by Armstrong in the years of planning and during the Apollo 11 mission.The guiding principle in the organization of the working files is to...
Dates: 1961 - 1977
1/6 g tests at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, with photos, March 31, 1966
Item — Box: 48, Folder: 9, Item: 2
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 5, Sub-Group 3, File 7, Item 86
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Group: The training files contain a wide variety of materials used specifically in the astronaut training programs which led to the success of the Apollo missions. Neil Armstrong played a large role in designing both simulation training exercises and in the development of the Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (LLRV). The LLRV was a specialized training vehicle designed to train pilots how to fly and land the lunar module, and as such, presented a unique engineering problem to its development team; i.e....
Dates: March 31, 1966
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