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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA] was created by the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 29 July 1958 as a civilian agency charged with managing the American Space Program. As with any corporate of government body, NASA issued press kits and releases to inform the media of its operations and gathered clippings to assess its public appearance and it stature with regards to other government agencies.

Identifier

NASM.XXXX.0039

Creator

United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Date

1963-1980

Provenance

No donor information, unknown, unknown, XXXX-0039, unknown

Extent

6.54 Cubic feet ((6 records center boxes))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Clippings

Press releases

Publications

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of NASA press material from circa 1963 thru circa 1980. It includes general press releases, both 'NASA News' and 'NASA News Releases' [1967-70] and press kits for specific missions, mainly in the Apollo series. Also included are NASA related press clippings from the Apollo period [circa 1967-72] from both public and government periodicals.

Genre/Form

Clippings

Press releases

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

Project Apollo (U.S.)

United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Topics Manned space flight
Space flight
Astronautics
Astronautics and state

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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