Project Records, 1984-1988

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This series consists of records documenting the Daedalus Human Powered Aircraft Project, a joint venture between the National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, to develop a human powered aircraft. Materials include correspondence and memoranda, exhibition materials, Daedalus graphics, press kits, pilot candidate materials, and biographies of the participants.


Massachusetts Institute of Technology


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 1984
  • 1984-1988

Restrictions & Rights

Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details


  • Research aircraft
  • Exhibitions
  • Human powered aircraft


  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Manuscripts
  • Color photographs
  • Drawings
  • Clippings
  • Books
  • Newsletters
  • Motion pictures (visual works)
  • Brochures
  • Videotapes

Local number

SIA RS00182

Physical description

4 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings

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