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Box 33

 Container

Contains 10 Collections and/or Records:

Biographical Data, Current Assignment: Pilot on STS 61-F , September 1985

 File — Box: 33, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 3, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 3, File 1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Some of the highlights of this sub-series are files of notes and working papers related to Bridges' preparations for his STS-51-F mission and STS 61-F mission, which was later cancelled due to the Challenger accident; a diary with personal notes (1984-1985), and audio visual material directly related to the missions. Specific to STS 51-F are Bridges' original pilot's reference data, checklist/flight data file, original orbit pocket checklist, kneeboard cards/notes, teleprinter entry message by...
Dates: September 1985

STS 61-F, Centaur Deficiencies , 1986

 File — Box: 33, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 3, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 3, File 2
Scope and Contents Includes notes and memos on the Centaur upper stage, which was the payload upper stage for the STS 61-F assigned to Bridges as an astronaut pilot.
Dates: 1986

STS 61-F, Centaur description and notebook Bridges was preparing to take to orbit; details of Centaur include: flight computer screens, wiring diagrams, and other useful notes on the payload and flight information, 1984 - 1986

 File — Box: 33, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 3, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 3, File 3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Some of the highlights of this sub-series are files of notes and working papers related to Bridges' preparations for his STS-51-F mission and STS 61-F mission, which was later cancelled due to the Challenger accident; a diary with personal notes (1984-1985), and audio visual material directly related to the missions. Specific to STS 51-F are Bridges' original pilot's reference data, checklist/flight data file, original orbit pocket checklist, kneeboard cards/notes, teleprinter entry message by...
Dates: 1984 - 1986

Small black notebook, 1986

 File — Box: 33, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 3, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 3, File 4
Scope and Contents Per Bridges, "Notes on meetings and issues from the time of the Challenger mishap until I left the astronaut program to become Wing Commander at Edwards AFB (Jan-May 1986). Most of the meetings had to do with issues with the Centaur upper stage that was to book Ulysses into polar orbit around the sun. This was the payload for mission 61F that I was training to fly as the Pilot at the time of the Challenger mishap. The Centaur and mission were cancelled prior to Discovery's return to flight. The...
Dates: 1986

Memorandum, Ascent Checklist Issues for 61F/G, March 11, 1986

 File — Box: 33, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 3, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 3, File 5
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Some of the highlights of this sub-series are files of notes and working papers related to Bridges' preparations for his STS-51-F mission and STS 61-F mission, which was later cancelled due to the Challenger accident; a diary with personal notes (1984-1985), and audio visual material directly related to the missions. Specific to STS 51-F are Bridges' original pilot's reference data, checklist/flight data file, original orbit pocket checklist, kneeboard cards/notes, teleprinter entry message by...
Dates: March 11, 1986

Astronaut Candidate Qualifications Inquiry, (Bridges for Captain Michael E. Fossum) , February 12, 1986

 File — Box: 33, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 3, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 3, File 6
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Some of the highlights of this sub-series are files of notes and working papers related to Bridges' preparations for his STS-51-F mission and STS 61-F mission, which was later cancelled due to the Challenger accident; a diary with personal notes (1984-1985), and audio visual material directly related to the missions. Specific to STS 51-F are Bridges' original pilot's reference data, checklist/flight data file, original orbit pocket checklist, kneeboard cards/notes, teleprinter entry message by...
Dates: February 12, 1986

STS 61-F, 1984 - 1986

 Sub-Group — Box: 33
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 3, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Group 3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Some of the highlights of this sub-series are files of notes and working papers related to Bridges' preparations for his STS-51-F mission and STS 61-F mission, which was later cancelled due to the Challenger accident; a diary with personal notes (1984-1985), and audio visual material directly related to the missions. Specific to STS 51-F are Bridges' original pilot's reference data, checklist/flight data file, original orbit pocket checklist, kneeboard cards/notes, teleprinter entry message by...
Dates: 1984 - 1986

NASA Career, 1978 - 2011

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 3
Scope and Contents The Astronaut Career sub-series features Bridges' STS-51-F and STS 61-F "Files of Notes and Working Papers Related to Preparation," 1980 - 1986, and audio visual material directly related to the two missions. Also located in the sub-series are STS 51-F flight logs, flight checklists and data files, along with Bridges' pilot kneeboard notes and cards. A few items that can be seen from the STS 61-F, Centaur mission are Bridges' "Deficiencies and Notebook," which he was preparing to take to orbit,...
Dates: 1978 - 2011

Astronaut Career, 1980 - 1993

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 3, Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Some of the highlights of this sub-series are files of notes and working papers related to Bridges' preparations for his STS-51-F mission and STS 61-F mission, which was later cancelled due to the Challenger accident; a diary with personal notes (1984-1985), and audio visual material directly related to the missions. Specific to STS 51-F are Bridges' original pilot's reference data, checklist/flight data file, original orbit pocket checklist, kneeboard cards/notes, teleprinter entry message by...
Dates: 1980 - 1993

Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6
Scope and Contents The Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers document the extensive Air Force and NASA career of Roy D. Bridges Jr.The papers include but are not limited to, artifacts, audio visual material, awards, books, briefs and records, certificates, clippings, clothing, correspondence, diaries, documents, flight logs, flight checklists and data files, along with Bridges' pilot kneeboard notes, medals, mementos, papers, photographs, scrapbooks, textbooks, research papers, and working paper...
Dates: 1950 - 2013