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Astronauts

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6
Abstract This collection includes documents, photographs, awards and certificates, textbooks, briefs and records, artifacts, audiovisual materials, and scrapbooks that document the life and career of astronaut and retired United States Air Force Major General Roy Bridges Jr. Included are numerous awards, drawings, and personalized photographs and mementos given to Bridges in appreciation of his service and leadership.

Eugene A. Cernan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288
Scope and Contents The Eugene A. Cernan papers document the military, aeronautics, and astronautics career of Eugene A. Cernan, as well as his subsequent professional and public activities. The papers also feature records pertaining to Cernan's youth, family, and education. The collection includes but is not limited to artifacts, audiovisual recordings, awards, books, certificates, coins, correspondence, documents, mission patches, newspaper clippings, photographs, plaques, publications, scrapbooks, speeches,...

Charles F. Bolden Jr. lecture

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 62, Placement: 10
Identifier: MSP 177
Scope and Contents The Charles F. Bolden, Jr. lecture (2010, 0.1 cubic feet) documents a lecture given by Charles F. Bolden, then 12th admnistrator of NASA. The lecture was given as part of the William E. Boeing Distinguished Lecture series on September 7, 2010 in Fowler Hall and was open to the general public. The collection contains one DVD.

Dianna Thompson Collection of Apollo 11 Moon Landing news clippings

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 201
Abstract Newspaper clippings related to the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing mission. Clippings are primarily from Kansas City, Missouri newspapers.

Donald E. Williams papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 12
Abstract Artifacts, memorbilia, and papers of Donald E. Williams (Don Williams), astronaut and Purdue alumnus (BSME 1964).

James R. Hansen papers on Neil Armstrong

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 183
Abstract Research materials, recorded interviews, and correspondence related to the writing and publication of First Man, the authorized biography of Neil Armstrong by James R. Hansen.

Mark N. Brown papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 302
Abstract This collection includes papers and memorabilia of retired astronaut and Purdue Aeronautical and Astronautics Engineering alumnus, Mark N. Brown. Included are Purdue student memorabilia and textbooks, NASA memorabilia such as Brown's personal NASA flight suit, a flown mission shirt with certificate of authenticity, mission patches, space food, G-suit, a shuttle tile with documentation, photographs, slides, DVDs, a presentation on the history of manned flight, along with other papers and...

Mary L. Cleave papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 176
Abstract This collections contains 3 binders containing crew reports on Shuttle missions, STS-1,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,41-B,41-C,41-D,41-G,51-A,51-C,51-D,51-F,51-J, and 61-A.  Detailed in these crew reports are the tasks preformed on each mission.

Paul J. Weitz papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 172
Abstract Personal notebooks of Paul J. Weitz during his career at NASA. These notebooks document Weitz’s day-to-day activities and accomplishments. Also included are notes from various meetings he attended.

Paul Roscoe collection of astronaut photographs

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSP 106
Abstract Photographs documenting astronaut corps, NASA administration, and Saturn missile in the 1960s.

Pierre J. Thuot papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 179
Abstract This collections contains the technical reports and mission profiles of STS-49 and STS-62.  Additionally, this collection contains some information on STS-39.  Also included are photographs and over-head transparencies about STS-49. Five 16mm films are included in this collection as well.

Roger B. Chaffee letter and postcard

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 282
Abstract Roger Chaffee personally signed letter with letter from Martha Chaffee on reverse, and postcard from Iceland

Jerry L. Ross papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 283
Overview This collection includes materials that document Ross' student life at Purdue, his test flight engineer work, and NASA career as an engineer and astronaut. The collection includes Purdue coursework and memorabilia; papers from Ross' work at Edwards Air Force Base, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, and Test Pilot School; NASA Space Shuttle training and mission documents, memorabilia, and flight crew films and interviews. Examples of the types of materials in the collection include aircraft flight...

Space Exploration News collection

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSP 128
Abstract Front page news stories relating to the Apollo 11 moon landing, John Glenn’s history making orbit around the Earth on Friendship 7, the ending of the Space Shuttle Program and other monumental moments in the history of space exploration; periodicals collected and donated by B.H. Schneider.

William R. Pogue papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 208
Abstract Papers documenting aspects of William (Bill) R. Pogue’s career as an astronaut. There are a few items related to nuclear energy, including a copy of a signed letter from Albert Einstein to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, in regards to research on the atomic bomb, dated August 2, 1939.