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Charles Yothers Johnson (1920-) began his service with the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Washington, DC in 1942. He was to remain with NRL for many years, a physicist first with the Rocket Sonde Branch and later with the Upper Air Physics Branch, where he became Head of the Aeronomy Section. At NRL Johnson participated in space and upper air research relating to such subjects as cosmic ray physics and rocket instrumentation and such experiments as the Aerobee and Lagopedo projects.

Identifier

NASM.1997.0060

Creator

Johnson, Charles Yothers, 1920-

Date

1947-1977

Provenance

Charles Y. Johnson, gift, 1998, 1997-0060, Public Domain

Extent

5.15 Cubic feet ((7 legal document boxes) (3 flatboxes))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Reports

Photographs

Slides (photographs)

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a great variety of material relating to experiments performed at NRL. Included are reports, photographs, transparencies, rolled data and 167 glass slides.

Genre/Form

Reports

Photographs

Slides (photographs)

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

Naval Research Laboratory (Washington, D.C.)

Naval Research Laboratory (Washington, D.C.). Rocket Sonde Branch

Naval Research Laboratory (Washington, D.C.). Upper Air Physics Branch

Project Lagopedo

Johnson, Charles Yothers, 1920-

Topics Aerobee rockets
Astrophysics
Astronautics
Rockets (Aeronautics)

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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