Display Status This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

The Office of Public Affairs for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Headquarters (NASA HQ) is located in Washington, DC. The Office of Public Affairs's mission is to provide for the widest practiable and appropriate dissemination of information relating to NASA activities and results to the media and general public office. Over the years, their outreach has included providing photography to the public.




United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration


bulk 1958-1986


NASA, Gift, Unknown


3.5 Cubic feet ((14 containers))


No restrictions on access.


Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Color transparencies

Scope and Contents

This collection consists 3.5 cubic feet of color transparencies from the NASA HQ photography series; this series consists of a 'best of' selection of photography from the NASA research centers and facilities across the United States; they are not inclusive of any one project, although the Apollo Program is well-represented, nor do they represent the only 'official' images.


Color transparencies


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Topics Astronautics
Apollo Project
Space flight


NASA Headquarters Color Transparencies Collection, Accession XXXX-0695, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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