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NASA Ames Research Center
NASA Ames Research Center, History Office
Mail Stop 207-1 (Bldg. N207, Rm. 112C)
Moffett Field, California 94035
Phone: (650) 604-1032
Email: ARC-DL-history@mail.nasa.gov
Physical collections: 30
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Ames Astrogram

The Ames Astrogram collection contains two copies of every issue of the Astrogram published from 1958 to 2007.

 
Archives Reference Collection

The Archives Reference Collection in the NASA Ames History Office provides a sampling of materials that span the history of the Center from its origins in December 1939 through 2005. This collection presents the best general overview of the activities,...

 
Arno (Roger D.) Papers

This collection contains personal papers of Roger D. Arno, a retired NASA Ames Research Center engineer and artist, including portfolios, sketches, drawings, posters, artifacts, and optical media. The bulk of the collection comprises digital and paper copies of Arno's artwork,...

 
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Caroff (Lawrence J.) Notebooks

The Lawrence J. Caroff Notebooks include personal, handwritten notes from meetings, conferences, workshops, and conversations with individuals. The collection also includes inserts such as timelines and diagrams relating to the projects being discussed. The collection covers the years between 1986...

 
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Daily Flight Logs, 1949-1950

Daily Flight Log, 1949 - 1950 is composed of flight logs kept by the Flight Operations group of the Northern California-based National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) on a daily basis for the years 1949 and 1950.

 
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Edwards (John W.) Papers

This collection consists of physical and digital records, which include research notes and data, project documentation, presentations, publications, administrative files, correspondence, educational materials, and visual media produced or collected by Dr. John W. Edwards, an aerospace engineer who worked for...

 
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Histories of Ames Research Files

The Histories of Ames Research Files collection was established for the purpose of gathering in one collection the research materials collected by individuals hired by NASA to write histories of NASA Ames or its research and development activities. The collection...

 
Hogan (Robert P.) Collection

The Robert P. Hogan Collection includes project proposals, technical documents, reports, correspondence, publications, photographs, and other visual media documenting Hogan’s contributions to the Pioneer Project and the Life Sciences Directorate during his career at the NASA Ames Research Center. The...

 
Human Systems Integration Division Virtual Environment Documentation and Equipment

This collection includes a Virtual Visual Environment Display (VIVED) and Virtual Interactive Environment Workstation (VIEW) head-mounted display, system chassis with cords, circuit cards, and system documentation on the Human Systems Integration Division's virtual environment research and development.

 
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Jackson (Robert W.) Papers

This collection consists of materials that document four NASA space programs during the years 1967 to 1988: Biosatellite, Magellan, Pioneer and Voyager. The materials were collected by Robert W. Jackson, who served as Recovery Controller for the Biosatellite program and...

 
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Levinthal (Elliott C.) Viking Lander Imaging Science Team Papers

Collection consists primarily of the Viking orbiter and lander photographic materials such as prints with descriptive captions, stereo positive/negative film pairs, and 35mm presentation slides. It also includes maps, ephemera, and published materials such as newsletters, bulletins, press kits, technical...

 
Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) Project Collection

This collection of Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) records, accumulated by various team members, primarily contains material related to the mission's outreach efforts. Included are digital photographs, fact sheets, booklets, technical papers, briefings, presentations, video footage, social media...

 
Lunar Prospector Project Records

The Lunar Prospector mission management records accumulated by Deputy Mission Manager Sylvia A. Cox document the management of all aspects of the project, from the initial proposal through the extended mission. The collection contains proposals, contracts, correspondence, status reports, planning...

 
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Manning (Larry A.) Papers

This collection includes technical publications, project reports and proposals that Larry A. Manning produced, collaborated on or referenced during his career as a scientist and science administrator. The bulk of the collection reflects his career as a mission analyst and...

 
Mihalov (John D.) Papers

The John D. Mihalov Papers include record books, meeting notes, project proposals, correspondence, design reviews, experiment plans, circuit diagrams, instrument descriptions, test reports, data, charts, plots, presentations for international meetings, publications, peer reviews, press kits, and reference materials documenting Mihalov's...

 
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NACA Ames Aeronautical Laboratory and NASA Ames Research Center Records at NARA San Francisco

This finding aid describes records that are housed at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Pacific Region facility in San Bruno, California. Although the records belong to the National Archives, San Bruno, as the regional repository for permanent archival...

 
NACA Ames Aeronautical Laboratory Records at NARA College Park

The records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and its precursor the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), comprise Record Group 255 of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). At the College Park, Maryland facility of NARA...

 
NACA Ames Aeronautical Laboratory Records at NARA San Francisco

The NACA Ames records document a broad range of theoretical work, applied research, and testing related to aeronautics and space technology. Subjects include aerodynamics, airframe problems, flight simulation, instrument development, satellite re-entry, heat transfer and de-icing. It also documents design...

 
NACA Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory and NASA Langley Research Center Records at NARA Philadelphia

The records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and its precursor, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), comprise Record Group 255 of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). The bulk of the records pertaining to Langley...

 
NASA Ames Research Center Artifacts Collection

The Artifact Collection contains a wide range of objects related to the history of Ames, dated from approximately 1939 to 2009. This is an artificial collection comprised of items donated by many different organizational units and individuals associated with NACA,...

 
NASA Western Support Office Records at NARA Riverside

The Western Coordination Office (WCO) was established to act as the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) liaison with aircraft companies and aeronautics research units of colleges and universities in the western region of the United States. Its functions were...

 
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PAET Flight Project Binders

This collection consists of two binders of material related to the Planetary Atmosphere Experiments Test (PAET) Project. The first, which was compiled by PAET Project Manager David E. Reese, primarily contains logistical documents for the flight, including pre-flight test data...

 
Pioneer Papers

The NASA Pioneer Program ultimately sent into outer space eight craft to explore the nearby and far away reaches of the solar system. This collection is made up of records maintained by the Pioneer Program Management Office, which was located...

 
Public Affairs Office Records

The Public Affairs Office Records collection in the NASA Ames History Office comprises news materials, subject files, and photographs produced and accumulated by Public Affairs Office staff. These records were used in fulfillment of the Center's mandate, under the 1958...

 
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Reid (Amelia) Papers

The Amelia Reid Papers include computation charts, computing tools, convention brochures, computation manuals and notes pertaining to Reid's career as a human computer for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). The papers are related to Reid's professional development and...

 
Rogallo (Vernon L.) Papers

The Vernon L. Rogallo Papers feature technical publications, memoirs, albums, photographs, and artifacts related to Rogallo's employment as an engineer for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) Ames Aeronautical Laboratory and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Ames...

 
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Seiff (Alvin) Papers

The Alvin Seiff Papers include instrument descriptions, design reviews, testing reports, progress reports, meeting notes, project proposals, correspondence, publications, photographs, and overheads documenting Seiff's contributions to atmospheric structure experiments in Viking, Cassini-Huygens, Galileo, and other projects during his career as...

 
Slye (Robert E.) Papers

This collection, accumulated by NASA Ames Research Center scientist Robert E. Slye, consists of reports, research proposals, memoranda, contracts, conference and workshop proceedings, user guides, administrative announcements, newsletters, secondary publications and other materials related to the NASA Mission Analysis Division,...

 
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Wilson (Donald E.) Earth Resources Survey Program Papers

This collection includes reports, correspondence, newsletters, maps, and imagery documenting the applications of remote sensing of earth resources and technology transfer efforts to establish Landsat data analysis capabilities in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. The collection is...

 
Wilton (Kenneth B.) and Ercoline (Alfred L.) Papers.

This collection includes Kenneth B. Wilton and Alfred L. Ercoline's metal Bending Brake prototype, a display of samples of sheet metal bent with the tool, the patent and drawings, and related correspondence between the Technology Utilization Office at Ames and...