Contains 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 81
Scope and Contents The Mark K. Craig papers document Purdue alumnus (BSAE 1971) Mark Craig's almost fifty year career in space exploration. Craig contributed to the Apollo, Apollo-Soyuz, Space Shuttle, Space Station, Mars Rover Sample Return, and Lunar-Mars Exploration programs in positions progressing from co-op intern to NASA Assistant Administrator. The papers also reflect Craig’s work on space policy and NASA strategic planning. The collection notably includes materials related to the day-to-day...
Dates: 1917 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000
Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 81, Series 6
Scope and Contents Per Craig, "My involvement in the leadership of NASA's formulation of, and response to, President George H. W. Bush's Space Exploration Initiative (SEI) was seminal in the arc of my career. Having been in senior leadership positions for system engineering and integration during the early phases of space station, I had been exposed to the challenges inherent at the intersection of the political and the technical, at the intersection of the "why" and the "how." The challenges at that intersection...
Dates: 1976 - 2011