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Alfred Miskin Mayo (1917-2002) was an aerospace engineer, consultant, and author. Following graduation from from University of Idaho (BSME 1937, MSME 1939) he worked for Douglas Aircraft Co (Air Conditioning Design Supervisor, Chief Equipment and Interiors Engineer, Chief Equipment and Safety Research) before joining the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA; Technical Assistant Program Control and Systems, 1961-62; Assistant Director Bioengineering; Deputy Director Aerospace Medicine; Special Assistant to the Director of Advanced Research and Technology) where he worked primarily on human factors engineering. He then moved to Ling-Tempco-Vought Inc, Chance Vought Corporation, Astronautics Division as Advanced Systems Manager. He also worked as a consultant to the Office of Naval Research and other defense-related groups.

Identifier

NASM.XXXX.0178

Creator

Mayo, Alfred Miskin, 1917-2002

Date

1958-1965

Provenance

No donor information, gift, unknown, XXXX-0178, unknown

Extent

0.55 Cubic feet ((1 records center box))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Manuscripts

Publications

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of manuscripts and papers published by Mayo between 1958-65. The material covers mainly space-related topics, generally revolving around human factors, as well as NASA activities and space program benefits.

Genre/Form

Manuscripts

Publications

Rights

Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Names

United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Mayo, Alfred Miskin, 1917-2002

Topics Aeronautics
Space flight
Manned space flight
Aerospace engineers
Bioengineering
Astronautics

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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