Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

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  • Dino Brugioni Collection. Brugioni is the former Chief of Information at the CIA’s National Photographic Interpretation Center and helped establish imagery intelligence as a national asset to solve intelligence problems. 
  • Phillip Van Horn (P. V. H.) Weems Papers.  P.V.H. Weems played an important role in aviation navigation, both as an inventor and a teacher of marine, air and celestial systems of navigation. 
  • German World War II Ace Collection [Schulze]. This collection consists of correspondence and photographs of German aces and pilots gathered by Kurt Schulze, who served in the German military during WWII.
  • "Growing Up With Rockets" Collection [Yasecko]. This collection contains material related to the production and marketing of the documentary, "Growing Up With Rockets.”

Photo: This photo shows the Sirius FM-4 Broadcasting Satellite being moved into the James S. McDonnell Space Hangar on October 16, 2012. The satellite was built as a flight-ready back-up for a constellation of three satellites developed by SiriusXM and manufactured by Space Systems/Loral.