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Box 11

 Container

Contains 38 Collections and/or Records:

Pamphlet, Announcement for Mission Specialist and Pilot Astronaut Candidates, circa 1977

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Roy D. Bridges, Jr. submitted his first application for Space Shuttle Duty (Shuttle Pilot Program) on February 19, 1977. He was not selected the first time he applied and reapplied on October 30, 1979. He was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in May 1980. In November 1979 when informed of his selection by NASA, Bridges was assigned to Detachment 3 of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada as a special projects officer. Beginning in July 1980 and ending in...

Application for Space Shuttle Duty (Shuttle Pilot Program), Department of the Air Force, Headquarters United States Air Force, Washington, DC , February 19, 1977

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Roy D. Bridges, Jr. submitted his first application for Space Shuttle Duty (Shuttle Pilot Program) on February 19, 1977. He was not selected the first time he applied and reapplied on October 30, 1979. He was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in May 1980. In November 1979 when informed of his selection by NASA, Bridges was assigned to Detachment 3 of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada as a special projects officer. Beginning in July 1980 and ending in...

Correspondence, Recommendation for Astronaut Duty, Richard C. Henry, Major General, United States Air Force, Director of Development & Acquisition, DCS/Research and Development (endorsement of Bridges) , March 11, 1977

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Roy D. Bridges, Jr. submitted his first application for Space Shuttle Duty (Shuttle Pilot Program) on February 19, 1977. He was not selected the first time he applied and reapplied on October 30, 1979. He was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in May 1980. In November 1979 when informed of his selection by NASA, Bridges was assigned to Detachment 3 of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada as a special projects officer. Beginning in July 1980 and ending in...

Clippings related to new astronaut group selection (Bridges mentioned in several), August 1977 - January 1978

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 4
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Roy D. Bridges, Jr. submitted his first application for Space Shuttle Duty (Shuttle Pilot Program) on February 19, 1977. He was not selected the first time he applied and reapplied on October 30, 1979. He was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in May 1980. In November 1979 when informed of his selection by NASA, Bridges was assigned to Detachment 3 of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada as a special projects officer. Beginning in July 1980 and ending in...

Telecommunication, Department of the Air Force, Subject: Astronaut Initial Selection by NASA, Individuals to report to NASA for interviews, July 1977

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 5
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Roy D. Bridges, Jr. submitted his first application for Space Shuttle Duty (Shuttle Pilot Program) on February 19, 1977. He was not selected the first time he applied and reapplied on October 30, 1979. He was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in May 1980. In November 1979 when informed of his selection by NASA, Bridges was assigned to Detachment 3 of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada as a special projects officer. Beginning in July 1980 and ending in...

Request and Authorization for Temporary Duty (NASA interviews and physical exam at Johnson Space Center), August 1, 1977

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 6
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Roy D. Bridges, Jr. submitted his first application for Space Shuttle Duty (Shuttle Pilot Program) on February 19, 1977. He was not selected the first time he applied and reapplied on October 30, 1979. He was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in May 1980. In November 1979 when informed of his selection by NASA, Bridges was assigned to Detachment 3 of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada as a special projects officer. Beginning in July 1980 and ending in...

Press release, NASA News, NASA to Interview Shuttle Astronaut Applicants (Bridges on list), August 2, 1977

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 7
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 7
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Roy D. Bridges, Jr. submitted his first application for Space Shuttle Duty (Shuttle Pilot Program) on February 19, 1977. He was not selected the first time he applied and reapplied on October 30, 1979. He was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in May 1980. In November 1979 when informed of his selection by NASA, Bridges was assigned to Detachment 3 of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada as a special projects officer. Beginning in July 1980 and ending in...

Clipping, First group of shuttle astronaut applicants is reporting to space center on Tuesday, Houston Chronicle, July 30, 1977

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 8
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 8
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Roy D. Bridges, Jr. submitted his first application for Space Shuttle Duty (Shuttle Pilot Program) on February 19, 1977. He was not selected the first time he applied and reapplied on October 30, 1979. He was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in May 1980. In November 1979 when informed of his selection by NASA, Bridges was assigned to Detachment 3 of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada as a special projects officer. Beginning in July 1980 and ending in...

Clippings, NASA Announces Selection Of 35 Shuttle Astronauts, and First Women, Blacks On Astronaut List (publication information unavailable), circa January 16, 1978

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 9
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 9
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Roy D. Bridges, Jr. submitted his first application for Space Shuttle Duty (Shuttle Pilot Program) on February 19, 1977. He was not selected the first time he applied and reapplied on October 30, 1979. He was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in May 1980. In November 1979 when informed of his selection by NASA, Bridges was assigned to Detachment 3 of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada as a special projects officer. Beginning in July 1980 and ending in...

NASA list of pilots interviewed, NASA Medical Screening, Individual Candidate Schedule, Legend, and Bridges' notations, August 2, 1977

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 10
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 10
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Roy D. Bridges, Jr. submitted his first application for Space Shuttle Duty (Shuttle Pilot Program) on February 19, 1977. He was not selected the first time he applied and reapplied on October 30, 1979. He was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in May 1980. In November 1979 when informed of his selection by NASA, Bridges was assigned to Detachment 3 of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada as a special projects officer. Beginning in July 1980 and ending in...

List of astronaut candidates , circa 1977

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 11
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 11
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Roy D. Bridges, Jr. submitted his first application for Space Shuttle Duty (Shuttle Pilot Program) on February 19, 1977. He was not selected the first time he applied and reapplied on October 30, 1979. He was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in May 1980. In November 1979 when informed of his selection by NASA, Bridges was assigned to Detachment 3 of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada as a special projects officer. Beginning in July 1980 and ending in...

Mailgram; notification that Bridges was not selected for the astronaut candidate program, January 16, 1978

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 12
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 12
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Roy D. Bridges, Jr. submitted his first application for Space Shuttle Duty (Shuttle Pilot Program) on February 19, 1977. He was not selected the first time he applied and reapplied on October 30, 1979. He was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in May 1980. In November 1979 when informed of his selection by NASA, Bridges was assigned to Detachment 3 of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada as a special projects officer. Beginning in July 1980 and ending in...

Artwork (by daughter) and letter (from Benita, his wife) sent to Bridges after he was not selected for the astronaut candidate program the first time he applied, January 16, 1978

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 13
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 13
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Roy D. Bridges, Jr. submitted his first application for Space Shuttle Duty (Shuttle Pilot Program) on February 19, 1977. He was not selected the first time he applied and reapplied on October 30, 1979. He was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in May 1980. In November 1979 when informed of his selection by NASA, Bridges was assigned to Detachment 3 of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada as a special projects officer. Beginning in July 1980 and ending in...

Transmission, Pentagon Telecommunication Center, 1980

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 14
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 14
Scope and Contents "Summary: The secretary of the Air Force has approved a memorandum of understanding between the Air Force and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). This agreement provides for participation by Air Force members in the forthcoming nationwide selection program for potential astronauts to join NASA in July 1980" along with a clipping, "Calling all Trekkies.""

Clippings in regards to Bridges' selection as an astronaut, circa 1980

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 15
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 15
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Roy D. Bridges, Jr. submitted his first application for Space Shuttle Duty (Shuttle Pilot Program) on February 19, 1977. He was not selected the first time he applied and reapplied on October 30, 1979. He was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in May 1980. In November 1979 when informed of his selection by NASA, Bridges was assigned to Detachment 3 of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada as a special projects officer. Beginning in July 1980 and ending in...

Correspondence, Department of the Air Force, in regards to the Astronaut Selection Program, from E.T. Taylor, Colonel, USAF to Bridges, October 19, 1979, along with clipping, NASA to Accept Astronaut Applications, Aviation Week & Space Technology, p. 54, August 13, 1979

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 16
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 16
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Roy D. Bridges, Jr. submitted his first application for Space Shuttle Duty (Shuttle Pilot Program) on February 19, 1977. He was not selected the first time he applied and reapplied on October 30, 1979. He was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in May 1980. In November 1979 when informed of his selection by NASA, Bridges was assigned to Detachment 3 of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada as a special projects officer. Beginning in July 1980 and ending in...

Application for Space Shuttle Duty, October 30, 1979

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 17
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 17
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Roy D. Bridges, Jr. submitted his first application for Space Shuttle Duty (Shuttle Pilot Program) on February 19, 1977. He was not selected the first time he applied and reapplied on October 30, 1979. He was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in May 1980. In November 1979 when informed of his selection by NASA, Bridges was assigned to Detachment 3 of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada as a special projects officer. Beginning in July 1980 and ending in...

Recommendation for Astronaut Duty, from Thomas P. Stafford, Lieutenant General, USAF, October 29, 1979

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 18
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 18
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Roy D. Bridges, Jr. submitted his first application for Space Shuttle Duty (Shuttle Pilot Program) on February 19, 1977. He was not selected the first time he applied and reapplied on October 30, 1979. He was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in May 1980. In November 1979 when informed of his selection by NASA, Bridges was assigned to Detachment 3 of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada as a special projects officer. Beginning in July 1980 and ending in...

Correspondence, Department of the Air Force, Leo M. Cutcliff, Jr., Captain, USAF, informing Bridges his application for an astronaut candidate position had been approved for consideration by the Air Force Nomination Board, November 1979

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 19
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 19
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Roy D. Bridges, Jr. submitted his first application for Space Shuttle Duty (Shuttle Pilot Program) on February 19, 1977. He was not selected the first time he applied and reapplied on October 30, 1979. He was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in May 1980. In November 1979 when informed of his selection by NASA, Bridges was assigned to Detachment 3 of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada as a special projects officer. Beginning in July 1980 and ending in...

NASA News, newsletters, series of articles from six newsletters in regards to the screening process/groups (Bridges was in group 5 of 6), February 20 - April 25, 1980

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 20
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 20
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Roy D. Bridges, Jr. submitted his first application for Space Shuttle Duty (Shuttle Pilot Program) on February 19, 1977. He was not selected the first time he applied and reapplied on October 30, 1979. He was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in May 1980. In November 1979 when informed of his selection by NASA, Bridges was assigned to Detachment 3 of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada as a special projects officer. Beginning in July 1980 and ending in...

Mailgram and supplemental information for astronaut interview process, April 14, 1980

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 21
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 21
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Roy D. Bridges, Jr. submitted his first application for Space Shuttle Duty (Shuttle Pilot Program) on February 19, 1977. He was not selected the first time he applied and reapplied on October 30, 1979. He was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in May 1980. In November 1979 when informed of his selection by NASA, Bridges was assigned to Detachment 3 of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada as a special projects officer. Beginning in July 1980 and ending in...

Schedules and information for astronaut interview process, April 21, 1980

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 22
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 22
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Roy D. Bridges, Jr. submitted his first application for Space Shuttle Duty (Shuttle Pilot Program) on February 19, 1977. He was not selected the first time he applied and reapplied on October 30, 1979. He was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in May 1980. In November 1979 when informed of his selection by NASA, Bridges was assigned to Detachment 3 of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada as a special projects officer. Beginning in July 1980 and ending in...

NASA correspondence, in regards to astronaut candidate training program, June 17, 1980

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 23
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 23
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Roy D. Bridges, Jr. submitted his first application for Space Shuttle Duty (Shuttle Pilot Program) on February 19, 1977. He was not selected the first time he applied and reapplied on October 30, 1979. He was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in May 1980. In November 1979 when informed of his selection by NASA, Bridges was assigned to Detachment 3 of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada as a special projects officer. Beginning in July 1980 and ending in...

NASA News, Astronaut Candidates Complete Training , August 21, 1981

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 24
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 24
Scope and Contents Nineteen American astronaut candidates and two European Space Agency (ESA) mission specialist candidates; Purdue alums Bridges, Blaha, Gardner, and Ross were all in this group.

Newsletter that contains a photograph of Astronaut Loren Shriver (Purdue alum), 1980

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 25
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 25
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Roy D. Bridges, Jr. submitted his first application for Space Shuttle Duty (Shuttle Pilot Program) on February 19, 1977. He was not selected the first time he applied and reapplied on October 30, 1979. He was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in May 1980. In November 1979 when informed of his selection by NASA, Bridges was assigned to Detachment 3 of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada as a special projects officer. Beginning in July 1980 and ending in...