7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Space flight.

  1. The Seth MacFarlane collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan archive, 1860-2004

    595,000 items ; 1,705 containers plus 1 classified, 38 oversize, and 19,163 digital files (242.6 MB) ; 690.6 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Astronomer, author, and educator (Carl Sagan). Author and television producer (Ann Druyan). Correspondence, memoranda, scripts, notes, subject files, course files, articles, book drafts and resource material, reports, organization files, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, slides and transparencies, photographs and negatives, electronic files, and other material documenting Sagan's...

  2. Noel Deisch papers, 1910-1937

    150 items ; 1 container ; 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Patent drafter. Typescript with holograph notes and corrections of Deisch's monograph, The Navigation of Interplanetary Space: A Study of the Question (Problem) of Flights to Other Worlds, the first serious scientific treatise in English on space travel; together with correspondence, articles, biographical material, and other papers relating to Deisch's patents and awards.

  3. Wernher Von Braun papers, 1796-1970

    20,000 items ; 56 containers plus 5 oversize ; 22.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    German aerospace engineer. Correspondence, fan mail, speeches and writings, public relations material, subject files, scrapbooks, and printed material. The papers relate to Wernher Von Braun's career in rocketry and aerospace engineering from his early work on the V-2 rocket in Germany to his work for the United States Department of Defense, the Redstone Arsenal, and the National Aeronautics and...

  4. Nicholas E. Golovin papers, 1943-1970

    10,125 items ; 27 containers ; 10.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist, government official, and presidential advisor for aviation and space science. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches and writings, reports, notes, working diaries, agenda and meeting summaries, academic, employment, and military records, clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Golovin's administrative positions at the National Bureau of Standards, National...

  5. Samuel C. Phillips papers, 1929-1990

    67,200 items ; 174 containers plus 1 oversize and 1 classified ; 49.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Air Force officer, space agency official, intelligence agency director, and defense industry executive. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, reports, family and personal papers, and photographs documenting Phillips's career in the United States Air Force where he specialized in ballistics and weapons research; as director of Project Apollo (U.S.), the lunar landing program of the...

  6. Thomas O. Paine papers, 1931-1992

    64,000 items ; 183 containers ; 73 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Engineer, corporate executive, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration official. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes of meetings, appointment books, family and genealogical papers, and printed matter chiefly relating to Paine's engineering career with General Electric Company and Northrop Corporation and as deputy and acting administrator at NASA, where he directed seven Apollo...

  7. Charles H. Townes papers, 1898-2009

    109,000 items ; 408 containers plus 1 classified, 3 oversize, and digital files ; 163.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist, astrophysicist, and educator. Correspondence, computation notebooks, technical memoranda and notes, patents, teaching files, astronomical observations, grants and projects, subject files, legal files, speeches, writings, biographical material, awards, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Townes's career beginning in 1948.