SI/NASA Agreement on Artifact Transfer

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A joint agreement is signed between the Smithsonian Institution and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration whereby all historically important air and space artifacts developed by NASA will be transferred to the National Air and Space Museum after their technical evaluation is completed. To inaugurate the program, NASA provides $200,000 on a non-recurring basis.


  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
  • National Air and Space Museum


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1967. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1967, p. 21, 283.

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


March, 1967


  • Antiquities
  • Aeronautics
  • Interagency Relations
  • Interagency Transfers
  • Astronautics
  • National Collections

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