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

During the 1980s, Vandenberg Air Force Base was chosen to support Space Shuttle Operations for the Space Transportation System. Although these plans have since been discarded due to safety hazards, buildings -- such as the V23 Launch Complex, had been built to meet the proposed Shuttle services.

Identifier

NASM.1992.0017

Creator

Vandenberg Air Force Base (Calif.)

Date

[ca. 1980s]

Provenance

Vandenberg Air Force Base, Gift, 1992, 1992-0017, Public Domain

Extent

3.28 Cubic feet ((3 records center boxes) (1 folder))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Video recordings

Motion pictures (visual works)

Brochures

Photographs

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 67 color prints, four brochures on SAC missile chronology and the Vandenberg program, 21 16 mm films, and 17 video tapes on the Vandenberg shuttle program. The prints include images of the facility during construction; the films include STS mission activity reports and post-flight press conferences.

Genre/Form

Video recordings

Motion pictures (visual works)

Brochures

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

United States. Air Force. Strategic Air Command

Vandenberg Air Force Base (Calif.)

Topics Space shuttles
Astronautics
Manned space flight

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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