National Aeronautics and Space Administration Records, 1962-1973

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Summary

Consists of records documenting scientific projects of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Much of the material concerns Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) involvement in these projects, particularly SAO tracking of satellites launched by NASA. A smaller amount of records concern NASA administrative activities. These files were maintained by Charles A. Lundquist, Assistant Director (Science). Materials include correspondence, memoranda, press releases, newspaper clippings, publications, project proposals, and reports.

Creator

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Assistant Director (Science)

Subject

  • Lundquist, Charles A
  • United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Category

Series Level Description

Notes

  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.

Organization

Alphabetic

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1962
  • 1962-1973

Topic

  • Observatories
  • Satellites
  • Astrophysics
  • Research institutes
  • Astronomy

Form/Genre

  • Manuscripts
  • Clippings

Local number

SIA RS00626

Physical description

2 cu. ft. processed holdings