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From 1977 to 1983, Susan Venter was employed by Lockheed Missiles and Space Company at the Air Force Satellite Test Center (STC) at Sunnyvale Air Force Station, California where she worked on Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites. Venter later worked at the same facility providing Space Shuttle mission support related to the Inertial Upper Stage (IUS) program.

Identifier

NASM.2018.0065

Processing Information

Arranged, described, and encoded by Jessamyn Lloyd, 2018.

Date

1976-1984 and undated

Provenance

Susan Venter, Gift, 2018, NASM.2018.0065

Extent

0.77 Cubic feet (3 boxes)

Summary

This collection consists of approximately 0.77 cubic feet of material, mostly training guides and manuals, that relate to either the Air Force Satellite Test Center (STC) or to the Space Shuttle program.

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Photographic prints

Technical drawings

Arrangement note

Collection is arranged by topic, or in some cases type of material. Within the folders, items are arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of approximately 0.77 cubic feet of material, mostly training guides and manuals, that relate to either the Air Force Satellite Test Center (STC) or to the Space Shuttle program. The majority of Space Shuttle material is specific to Space Shuttle Mission STS-41B (10, 3 Feb 84). The collection also contains six technical drawings, produced by Lockheed Missiles and Space Company, relating to the Hubble (Large) Space Telescope (HST, LST); a Navstar Global Positioning System (GPS) brochure; and an 11 by 14 inch color photograph that shows an aerial view of the Air Force Satellite Test Center (STC).

Genre/Form

Photographic prints

Technical drawings

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.

Topics Aeronautics, Military
Astronautics
Artificial satellites
Space flight
Technical manuals

Citation

Satellite and Space Shuttle Materials [Venter], NASM.2018.0065, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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