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 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
Sub-Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5, Series 1, Sub-Series 5, Sub-Group 4
Scope and Contents The Mission Planning files contain those materials essential to the planning and execution of the Apollo program mission, especially the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission. The bulk of the sub-group is retained in Armstrong's original order. However, a significant amount of mission planning material was found throughout the Armstrong papers.
Dates: 1961 - 1972