Slides, Tapes, and Films, 1959, 1966 and undated

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Consists primarily of slides, including a portion which are unidentified. Subjects include team members, equipment, Sputnik 4 (Prognaz), and views of satellite transits or comets from the Moonwatch Division. Also included are two unidentified movies and three audiotapes, which contain the addresses heard at a meeting on November 3, 1966 of Smithsonian Institution and Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory scientists. Materials include slides, audiotapes, and films.


"Prognoz" (Spacecraft)


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


  • 1959
  • 1959-1966
  • 1959, 1966 and undated


  • Satellites
  • Observatories
  • Astrophysics
  • Sputnik satellites
  • Research institutes
  • Astronomy


  • Color transparencies
  • Audiotapes
  • Motion pictures (visual works)

Local number

SIA RS00648

Physical description

1 cu. ft. processed holdings

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