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Box 52

 Container

Contains 5 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...

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...

Training, 1953 - 1974

 Sub-Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 5, Sub-Group 3
Scope and Contents 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....

Apollo Program - Training - [Iceland], maps of Iceland used in Apollo training, circa 1969

 File — Box: 52
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 5, Sub-Group 3, File 11
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....

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...