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Box 11

 Container

Contains 38 Collections and/or Records:

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...
Dates: June 17, 1980

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.
Dates: August 21, 1981

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...
Dates: 1980

Missing Astro/F117 which had been classified , 1980

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 26
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 26
Scope and Contents Note: per Bridges, "I was assigned to the organization developing the F117 at the time of my selection for Astronaut duty, which complicated the announcement. Some speaking notes on my introduction to the press are included as well as a short note from Skip Anderson who had been my boss while assigned to the F117."
Dates: 1980

NASA Memorandum, "Subject: Reception for the Newly Assigned Astronaut Candidates," September 11, 1980 and NASA Activities newsletter clipping which contains photographs of the astronaut candidates training, December 1980

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 27
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 27
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...
Dates: December 1980

PowerPoint slides (copies), Astronaut Candidate Training Program, 1980

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 28
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 28
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...
Dates: 1980

Photographs, NASA Astronaut Candidates Selected January 1980, and a group shot of them in front of the Space Shuttle, January 1980

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 29
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 29
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...
Dates: January 1980

Certificate of Completion, "through the Bible in one year", December 27, 1981

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 30
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 30
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...
Dates: December 27, 1981

Aero/Astro ALUMNI NEWS, School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue University, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1982

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 31
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 31
Scope and Contents Features alumni, John E. Blaha, Roy D. Bridges, Jr., and Guy S. Gardner, upon their completion of training to become pilots on future flights of the Space Shuttle.
Dates: 1982

Small poster, STS-1 PIN Party, April 1981

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 32
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 32
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...
Dates: April 1981

First Shuttle Flight Achievement Award and vehicle pass to First Launch of The Space Shuttle, Kennedy Parkway, 1981

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 33
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 33
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...
Dates: 1981

Letter, High Flight Foundation, James B. Irwin, President, January 15, 1981

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 34
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 34
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...
Dates: January 15, 1981

Clippings about fellow astronauts; "What's a doc for? Astronaut-doctors Bill, Anna Fisher credited with saving accident victim," December 31, 1980, and "First woman, black get space missions," (Sally Ride and Guion Bluford), 1980 - 1982

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 35
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 3, File 35
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...
Dates: 1980 - 1982