space. Aeronautics and space
Archival collections related to aeronautics and space
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Benjamin M. Anderson Aeronautical History collection
Identifier: MS 069
Abstract: The Benjamin M. Anderson Aeronautical History collection consists of a wide assortment of materials related to the history of aeronautics, including photos, artistic renderings, postcards, schematics and diagrams, publications and papers from aircraft manufacturers, clippings, calendars, scrapbooks, and 8mm movies and audio recordings.
Dates: 1784 - 1988
Ellington Field research collection
Identifier: MS 547
Overview This collection contains ten boxes of material related to the history and operation of Ellington Field, also known as Ellington Air Force Base, near Houston, Texas. The majority of the records date from 1917-2007, and include historical research materials, photographs, books, microfilm, postcards, and memorabilia. The foundation of the collection was material assembled by historian Kathryn Black Morrow for the publication of a history of Ellington Field.
F. Curtis Michel - Scientist-Astronaut Papers
Identifier: MS 043
Abstract: Papers related to F. Curtis Michel's participation in NASA's Scientist-Astronaut program (1965-1969); materials (primarily concerned with the Gemini and Apollo Programs) include information on astronaut training, experiments, technical reports, course and seminar notes, handbooks, familiarization materials, training manuals, scientific reports and reprints, photographs, correspondence, and memorabilia; also included are academic papers from his years as a graduate student in physics at...
Dates: Bulk, 1963-1974 1951-1981, Bulk Dates 1963-1974; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1974
F. Curtis Michel Academic Papers
Identifier: MS 475
Overview This collection contains Dr. F. Curtis Michel’s space science materials including correspondence, academic talks, notes, papers, plots, proposals, and information regarding numerous conferences and symposia from all over the world.
Takao Doi's Rice Flight Kit for Space Shuttle Endeavour
Identifier: MS 552
Abstract Takao Doi, who received his doctorate from Rice, carried this cloth image of the Orion Nebula on the Unites States Space Shuttle Endeavour mission STS-123. The Endeavour launched at 2:28 a.m. March 11, 2008 from launch pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center, Florida. Doi was a mission specialist on that mission. The image of the Orion Nebula is on a cloth that is 21.5 inches wide by 17 inches high. The cloth is of an unknown material and appears to be printed in color by a computer-generated...
Jack McCaine NASA papers
Identifier: MS 045
Abstract: Photographs, correspondence, maps, charts, and memorabilia collected by McCaine while employed at Project Manager for the Army Corps of Engineers during the construction of the Manned Space Center (Johnson Space Center), 1962-1964 and while working with NASA, 1964-1979.
Dates: 1963 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1964 - 1979
Jim Newman space mementos
Identifier: MS 446
Overview This collection contains a t-shirt, two photographs, and a uniform patch all carried into space aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery, STS-51 from September 12-22, 1993. James (Jim) Newman earned his Masters and PhD from Rice and afterwards went to work at NASA, where he flew several space missions.
John W. Freeman Papers
Identifier: MS 344
Abstract The collection consists of reports, photographs, and films related to the NASA Suprathermal Ion Detector Experiment (SID), part of the Apollo Lunar Surface Experiment Package (ALSEP). This experiment, involving equipment developed by Freeman, was part of the work of Apollo missions 12, 14, and 15.
Dates: 1965 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1971
Joseph W. Chamberlain Space Physics correspondence
Identifier: MS 319
Abstract: This collection is composed of the letters of Joseph W. Chamberlain, retired Professor of Space Physics and Astronomy at Rice University, Houston, Texas. It consists of correspondence in his specialized research areas.
Dates: 1955 - 1980
Keith McGee "Skylab Student Project" papers
Identifier: MS 044
Abstract: The Keith McGee papers consist of correspondence, publications, and miscellaneous material collected while working on the “Skylab Student Project” at the Johnson Space Center in 1973. The collection includes photos, typed correspondence, printed material, and films.
Dates: 1962 - 1980