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The SCA (Stabilimento di Costruzione Aeronautiche) N.1 "Norge" Airship took off from Spitsbergen, Norway on May 11, 1926 with a crew that included pilot (and the ship's designer) Umberto Nobile and explorers Roald Amundsen and Lincoln Ellsworth. The "Norge" crossed over the North Pole on May 12, 1926, completing the first verified transpolar flight in history, before landing a few days later at Teller, Alaska. While crossing the Pole, the crew dropped Norwegian, American, and Italian flags.

Identifier

NASM.2018.0047

Processing Information

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

Date

1926

Provenance

Carmella Pipolo, Gift, 2018, NASM.2018.0047

Extent

0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)

Summary

This collection consists of nine black and white photographs of the SCA (Stabilimento di Costruzione Aeronautiche) N.1 "Norge" Airship.

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Arrangement note

This collection is in original order.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of nine black and white photographs of the SCA (Stabilimento di Costruzione Aeronautiche) N.1 "Norge" Airship. The photographs all measure 7 by 5 inches.

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
Airships

Citation

SCA (Stabilimento di Costruzione Aeronautiche) N.1 "Norge" Airship Photographs, NASM.2018.0047, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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