DESTINATION MOON: A History of the Lunar Orbiter Program
 
 
[375-392] REFERENCES
 
 
 

 
I. BIBLIOGRAPHICAL REFERENCES.
II. CHRONOLOGIES.
III. ARCHIVES.
IV. PRIMARY DOCUMENTS (for each chapter: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11).
V. INTERVIEWS.
VI. ADDITIONAL READING.
 

 
 
I. BIBLIOGRAPHICAL REFERENCES
 
 
- Dickson, Katherine M. History of Aeronautics and Astronautics: A Preliminary Bibliography, NASA HHR-29.Springfield Va.: Technical Information Service, 1968.
 
- National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Lunar Surface Studies: A Continuing Bibliography, NASA SP-7003. Springfield, Va.: National Technical Information Service, January 1962 - March 1964 to date.
 
 
 
II. CHRONOLOGIES
 
 
- National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Astronautics and Aeronautics, 1963, NASA SP-4004, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office., 1964.
 
- Astronautics and Aeronautics, 1964, NASA SP-4005. 1965.
- Astronautics and Aeronautics, 1965, NASA SP-4006. 1966.
- Astronautics and Aeronautics, 1966, NASA SP-4007. 1967.
- Astronautics and Aeronautics, 1967, NASA SP-4008. 1968.
 
 
III. ARCHIVES
 
 
- National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, D.C. (Older material is retired to the Federal Records Center, but may be recalled for reference, through the appropriate office.)
 
- NASA History Office Archives.
 
- Office of Manned Space Flight.
- Apollo Program Office File
- Apollo Site Selection Board File.
 
- Office of Space Science and Applications (divided in 1971 into Office of Space Science and Office of Applications).
- Lunar Orbiter Program Office File.
- Planetology Subcommittee File.
- Surveyor/Orbiter Utilization Committee File.
- Surveyor Program Office File.
 
- NASA Langley Research Center, Langley Station, Hampton, Virginia.
- Lunar Orbiter Project Office File.
 
 
 
IV. PRIMARY DOCUMENTS
 
 
Documents are listed alphabetically under each chapter heading.
 
 
 
CHAPTER I. UNMANNED LUNAR EXPLORATION AND THE NEED FOR A LUNAR ORBITER
 
 
 
- Hibbs, Albert R. (ed.). Exploration of the Moon, the Planets, and Interplanetary Space, JPL Report No. 30-1. Pasadena, Calif.: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, April 30, 1959.
 
- United States House of Representatives, Committee on Science and Astronautics. Investigation of Project Ranger, Hearings before the Subcommittee on NASA Oversight. 88th Congress, 2nd Session, April 27, 29, 30; May 4, 1964.
 
- Report of the Subcommittee on NASA Oversight, June 16, 1964.
 
- Urey, Harold C. "The Chemistry of the Moon," Proceedings of the Lunar and Planetary Exploration Colloquium, Vol. I., No. 3. Held at Jet Propulsion Laboratory, October 29, 1958
 
 
 
CHAPTER II. TOWARD A LIGHTWEIGHT LUNAR ORBITER
 
 
 
- Boyle, W. S. Bellcomm Working Paper, to J. F. Shea, May 10, 1966.
 
- Cortright, Edgar M. Memorandum for Messrs, Nicks,. Cunningham, Kochendorfer, Mitchell, Subject: Briefing of Seamans on current program proposals, May 152 1963.
 
- Cummings, Clifford I. Memorandum of Director of Lunar Orbiter Programs, JPL, to Oran W. Nicks, Director, Office of Lunar and Planetary Programs, NASA Headquarters. October 26, 1968.
 
- Cunningham, Newton W. Memorandum to Charles Sonett, NASA Headquarters, January 12, 1962.
 
- Dobies, Edwin F. "The Lunar Orbiter Photographic Experiment," Jet Propulsion Laboratory Section Report No. 1-48. June 1, 1960.
 
- Hughes Aircraft Company. Document No. 262001, June 18, 1962.
 
- Langley Research Center. Project Development Plan for Lunar Orbiter Project (updated December 1964 and June 10, 1966), Project No. 814-00-00.
 
- Status Report on Lunar Orbiter, August 1, 1963.
 
- NASA Management Manual, Part I, General Management Instructions. March 8, 1963.
 
- Newell, Dr. Homer E, and D. Brainerd Holmes. Memorandum for the Associate Administrator, NASA, October 22, :1962.
 
- Memorandum, NASA Headquarters, November 1, 1962.
- Memorandum to the Director, Office of Space Flight, concerning questions on unmanned lunar orbiter, March 14, 1963.
- Memorandum to Dr. Floyd L. Thompson, Director of the Langley Research Center, July 1, 1963.
 
- Nicks, Oran W. Memorandum to Capt. Lee R. Scherer, OSS, September 21, 1962.
 
- Memorandum to Clifford I. Cummings, November 8, 1962.
 
- Office of Manned Space Flights NASA. Summary of OMSF Data Requirements Document, no date.
 
- Discussion of Lunar Surface Photographic Requirements, Appendix III. April 19, 1963.
 
- Office of Space Sciences, NASA (later Office of Space Science and Applications).
 
- Surveyor Orbiter Guidelines. BM; Lw, July 20, 1962.
- Project Approval Document drawn up by Lee R. Scherer. October 16, 1962.
- Status Report on Orbiter, February 28, 1963.
- Memorandum to SL Files from SL/Assistant to the Director for Manned Space Flight Support, Subject: Meeting on Incentive Contracting-for Lunar Orbiter at Langley Research Center, June 25, 26, 1963.
- Headquarters Comments on Documents for the RFP of the Agena-class Lunar Orbiter, no date.
- Memorandum from SD/Deputy Director, OSS to S/Director, OSS, concerning: Recommended reprogramming within the Office of Space Sciences, April 25, 1963.
 
- Shea, Joseph F. Memorandum to Oran W. Nicks, Office of Space Sciences, October 23, 1962.
 
- Scherer, Lee R. Study of Agena-based Lunar Orbiters. NASA Headquarters, Office of Space Sciences, October 25, 1962.
 
- Memorandum to Oran W. Nicks, OSS, concerning STL Proposal Nos. SC 5100 and SC 5101, November 16, 1962.
- Letter to Clinton E. Brown, Langley Research Center, May 24, 1963.
- Letter to Oran W. Nicks and Edgar M. Cortright, Office of Space Sciences, August 23, 1963.
 
- Thiel, A. K. Letter to Oran W. Nicks, Director, Lunar and Planetary Programs, OSSI NASA, Washington, D.C. September 20, 1962.
 
- Thompson, Dr. Floyd L. Letter to NASA Headquarters, Code SL, Attention Capt. Lee R. Scherer, March 6. 1963.
 
- Memorandum to Dr. Eugene M. Emme, NASA Historian, NASA Headquarters, Subject: Comments on draft of Lunar Orbiter History, dated November 4. 1969, December 22, 1969.
 
- Transcript of Proceedings -- Discussion between Nicks, Milwitzky, Scherer, Rowsome, and members of the National Academy of Public Administration, NASA Headquarters, September 12, 1968.
 
 
 
CHAPTER III BEGINNING THE LUNAR ORBITER PROGRAM
 
 
 
- Foelsche, Dr. Trutz. "Remarks on Doses Outside the Magnetosphere, and on Effects Especially on Surfaces and Photographic Films," paper presented at the Meeting to Discuss Charged Particle Effects, NASA, Office of Advanced Research and Technology, March 19-20, 1964, Washington, D.C.
 
- Langley Research Center, Agena Class Lunar Orbiter Photographic Project Plan for Evaluation of Offerors' Proposals, Approved: Eugene C. Draley, Chairman, Source Evaluation Board, September 20, 1963.
 
- Memorandum for Lunar Orbiter Contract File, Subject: Debriefing of the Hughes Aircraft Company, Culver City, California, January 21, 1964.
- Memorandum for Lunar Orbiter Contract File, Subject: Debriefing of the Lockheed Missiles and Space Company, Sunnyvale, California, January 21, 1964.
- Memorandum for Lunar Orbiter Contract File, Subject: Debriefing of the Martin Company, January 21, 1964.
- Memorandum for Lunar Orbiter Contract File, Subject: Debriefing of the Space Technology Laboratories, Inc, Redondo Beach, California, January 22, 1964.
 
- Office of Space Sciences, NASA. Lunar Orbiter Status Report, OSS Review, September 4, 1565.
 
- Memorandum from the Office of Lunar and Planetary Programs, NASA Headquarters, to Clifford Nelson, Project Director, Lunar Orbiter Office, Langley Research Center, October 22, 1963.
- OSSA Review -- Lunar Orbiter Status Report, January 23, 1964.
 
- Scherer Lee R. Memorandum to the Record, September 20, 1963.
 
- Seamans, Jr, Dr. Robert C. Memorandum to Dr. Eugene M. Emme, NASA Historian, Washington, D.C. Comments on "Lunar Orbiter: A Preliminary History," Comment Edition (HHN-71); November 25, 1969.
 
- United States House of Representatives, Committee on Appropriations. Independent Offices Appropriations for 1964, Hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations. 88th Congress, 1st session, August 19-20, 1963.
 
- Committee of Conference. NASA Authorization for Fiscal Year 1964, Conference Report (House Report 706). August 26, 1963.
 
 
 
CHAPTER IV. NASA AND BOEING NEGOTIATE A CONTRACT
 
 
 
- The Boeing Company. Biographical note on George H. Hage.
 
- Biographical note on Robert J. Helberg.
- Biographical note on Carl A. Krafft.
 
- Cortright, Edgar M. Memorandum to Earl D. Hilburn, April 8, 1964.
 
- Hall, J. R. (ed.). TDS Final Report, Tracking and Data System Report Series for Lunar orbiter Project, Vol. I, Support Summary (608-15). Pasadena, Calif.: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, September 1, 1969.
 
- Hilburn, Earl D. Memorandum to Edgar M. Cortright, Deputy Associate Administrator for Space Science and Applications, March 19, 1964.
 
- James, Lt. Col. Clifton E. Memorandum to the Under Secretary of the Air Force, February 26, 1964.
 
- Lunar Orbiter Program Office, NASA Headquarters. "Plans for Lunar Orbiter Data Acquisition and Analysis." March 20, 1964.
 
- Newell, Dr. Homer E. Memorandum to Dr. Robert Seamans, Associate Administrator of NASA, March 19, 1964.
 
- Northrop Space Laboratories. Technology Utilization Review and Analysis, Final Report, Vol. II, NSL 64-192. September l964.
 
- Office of Space Science and Applications, NASA. OSSA Review Lunar Orbiter Status Report, January 23, 1964.
 
- Status of Lunar Orbiter Program for possible use in OSSA Review, February 24, 1964.
- Lunar Orbiter Program Status Report, OSSA Review, March 26, 1964.
- Lunar Orbiter Status Report, OSSA Review, May 5, 1964.
 
- Rechtin, Dr. Eberhardt, Director, Advanced Research Projects Agency, Washington, D.C Letter to Dr. Eugene M. Emme, NASA Historian, November 18, 1969, with comments on manuscript "Lunar Orbiter: A Preliminary History" (NASA HHN-71).
 
- Thompson, Dr. Floyd L. Memorandum to NASA Code S, Attention: Homer E. Newell, Subject: Request for Additional Support for Lunar Orbiter from JPL, April 2, 1964.
 
 
 
CHAPTER V. EARLY FUNDING CONSIDERATIONS
 
 
 
- Langley Research Center. Minutes of Lunar Orbiter Program Funding Meeting, Langley Research Center, August 19, 1964.
 
- Lunar Orbiter Project Office, Langley Research Center. Project Lunar Orbiter, Narrative Analysis, August 14, September 4, 14, October 28, December 9, 1964; January 25, February 8, 1965.
 
- Newell, Dr. Homer E. Memorandum to Floyd L. Thompson, Subject: Guidelines for Lunar Orbiter Project, October 22, 1964.
 
- Nicks, Oran W. Memorandum to Floyd L. Thompson, Director of the Langley Research Center, August 20, 1964.
 
- Memorandum to the Director of Program Review and Resources Management, August 21, 1964.
 
- Office of Space Science and Applications, NASA. Memorandum Subject: Lunar Orbiter Funding, POP-64-3, August 24, 1964.
 
- Scherer, Lee R. Memorandum to Oran W. Nicks concerning Lunar Orbiter FY 1966 Funding, September 4. 1964.
 
- Memorandum to Clifford H. Nelson, Lunar Orbiter Project Manager, Langley Research Center, December 31, 1964.
 
 
 
CHAPTER VI THE LUNAR ORBITER SPACECRAFT
 
 
 
- The Boeing Company. The Lunar Orbiter, prepared for NASA Langley Research Center by the Space Division of the Boeing Company. Seattle, Wash.: revised April 1966.
 
- Kosofsky, Leon J, and G. Calving Broome. "Lunar Orbiter: A Photographic Satellite," Journal of the SMPTE, Vol. 74 (September 1965), pp. 775-777.
 
- Office of Space Science and Applications NASA. OSSA Review - Lunar Orbiter Program Status Report, May 5, 1965.
 
- OSSA Review -- Lunar Orbiter Program Status Report, July 7, 1964.
- Summary of First Quarterly Review, August 26-27, 1964.
- OSSA Review -- Lunar Orbiter Program Status Report, September 1, 1964.
 
 
 
CHAPTER VII. BUILDING THE SPACECRAFT: PROBLEMS AND RESOLUTIONS
 
 
 
- Foelsche, Dr. Trutz. "Radiation Measurements in LO I - V (Period August 10, 1966 - January 30, 1968)," NASA Langley Research Center, paper presented at the Manned Spacecraft Center Seminar, Houston, Texas, June 21, 1968.
 
- Gurtler, Charles A, and Gary W. Grew. "Meteoroid Hazard near Moon," Science, Vol. 161 (August 2, 1968), pp. 462-464.
 
- Helberg, Robert J, and Clifford H. Nelson. "The Lunar Orbiter - An Integrated Design," a paper presented at the XVIII International Astronautical Congress, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, September 27, 1967.
 
- Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio. News Release 65-2, January 6, 1965.
 
- Lloyd, Douglas D, and Robert F. Fudali. "Lunar Orbiter Mission Planning," Bellcomm TR-65-211-1. January 25, 1965.
 
- Lunar Orbiter Project Office, Langley Research Center. Project Lunar Orbiter, Narrative Analysis, December 9, 1964; January 25, February 5,, March 17, April 16, 28, 1965
 
- Lunar Orbiter Program Office, NASA Headquarters. Memorandum to the Record, Lunar Orbiter Discussion with Dr. Gordon MacDonald,September 24, 1963, October 2. 1963.
 
- Memorandum to the Record, Summary of Lunar Orbiter Trajectory Meeting, Langley Research Center, April 17, 1964.
- Report on the LRC and LeRC Lunar Orbiter Shroud and Adapter Meeting, January 5, 1965.
- Memorandum from SL/Engineer Lunar Orbiter Program, Lunar and Planetary Programs, to Langley Research Center, Attention: Mr. Israel Taback, Lunar Orbiter Project Office, March 4, 1965.
- Memorandum from SL/Engineer, Lunar orbiter Program, to SL/Manager, Lunar Orbiter Program, March 11, 1965.
 
- Newell, Dr. Homer E. Memorandum to Dr. Floyd L. Thompson, Langley Research Center, October 23, 1964.
 
- Office of Space Science and Applications, NASA Minutes Working Group on Selenodesy, NASA , May 4, 1962.
 
- Summary of First Quarterly Review, August 26-27, 1964.
- Third Quarterly Review, February 24-26, reported March 2,1965.
- OSSA Review -- March 9, 1965; April 13, 1965.
 
- Rechtin, Dr. Eberbardt, Director, Advanced Research Projects Agency, Washington, D.C. Letter to Dr. Eugene M. Emme, NASA Historian, November 18, 1969, with comments on manuscript "Lunar Orbiter: A Preliminary History" (HHN-73.).
 
- Scberer, Lee R. Memorandum to Oran W. Nicks and Edgar M. Cortright, Subject: Immediate Need for JPL Support for Orbiter, July 10, 1964.
 
- Swetnick, Dr. Martin J. Memorandum to the Record, Subject: Summary Minutes, Lunar Orbiter Meeting at NASA Headquarters, June 10, 1964, document dated June 22, 1964.
- Report on Trip to Boeing on October 27-29, 1964, November 5, 1964.
- "Unmanned Lunar Scientific Missions, a Summary," November 17, 1964.
 
- Thompson, Dr. Floyd L. Memorandum to Dr. Homer E. Newell, Subject: Request for additional support for Lunar Orbiter from Jet Propulsion Laboratory, April 2, 1964.
 
 
 
CHAPTER VIII. LUNAR ORBITER MISSION OBJECTIVES AND APOLLO REQUIREMENTS
 
 
 
- Bellcomm, Inc. "Lunar Orbiter Mission Planning," January 25,1965.
 
- "Apollo Lunar Site Analysis and Selection," March 30, 1965.
 
- The Boeing Company. Boeing Quarterly Technical Progress Report, April to June 1965.
 
- Boeing Quarterly Technical Progress Report, July to September 1965.
 
- Byrne, C. J. Tape Recording of Lunar Orbiter Pictures, Technical Memorandum 65-1012-6. Bellcomm, Inc, July 6, 1965.
 
- Crabill, Norman L, Mission Analysis and Design Engineer, Viking Project Office, Langley Research Center. Memorandum to NASA Code EH, Attention: Dr. Eugene M. Emme, December 9, 1969.
 
- Crabill, Norman L. and A. Thomas Young, "Preliminary Lunar Orbiter Mission Types." Lunar Orbiter Project Office, July 16, 1965.
 
- Howard, Brian T. Memorandum to Maj. General Samuel C. Phillips, NASA/MA, May 10, 1965.
 
- James, Dennis B, Bellcomm, Inc, Memorandum for File, June 30, 1965, Subject: Trip Report: Lunar Orbiter Mission Planning Meeting -- Langley Research Center, June 25, 1965.
 
- Kosofsky, Leon J. Memorandum to Lunar Orbiter Operations Working Group (SL), Subject: Potential Conflict in Goldstone Support of Lunar Orbiter Performance Demonstration Test and Pioneer Mission A, November 22, 1965.
 
- Liddel, Dr. Urner. Memorandum to SL/Director, Lunar and Planetary Programs, Subject: Resolution on Lunar Orbiter Scientific Missions, November 5. 1965.
 
- Lunar Orbiter Program Office, NASA Headquarters. Minutes: Lunar Orbiter Target Objectives Meeting at Langley Research Center, June 25, 1965.
 
- Lunar Orbiter Mission Planning Meeting, Langley Research Center, September 8-9, 1965.
 
- Lunar Orbiter Project Office, Langley Research Center. Lunar Orbiter Project Office Recommendation for Lunar Orbiter Mission A, presented to the Ad Hoc Surveyor/Orbiter Utilization Committee, September 29, 1965.
 
- Project Lunar Orbiter, Narrative Analysis, February 8; March 17, 31; April 22, 28; May 12; June 7,23; July 2, 30; August 18; November 12, 1965.
 
- National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, D.C. NASA Negotiated Contract No. NAS 1-3800, May 7, 1964.
 
- Newell, Dr. Homer E. Memorandum to AD/Deputy Administrator, with telegram attached, March 9, 1966.
 
- Nicks, Oran W. Memorandum to MA/Maj. General Phillips, Office of Manned Space Flight, September 22, 1994.
 
- Memorandum to MA-6/L. Reiffel, Apollo Program Office, April 26, 1966.
 
- Office of Space Science and Applications, NASA. OSSA Review - May 6; June 7; July 2, 30; September 9; October 5; November 2, 1965.
 
- SSA/MSF Site Survey Meeting, Minutes, August 4, 1965.
- Summary Minutes: Planetology Subcommittee of the Space Science Steering Committee, October 21-22, 1965.
- Planetology Subcommittee of the Space Science Steering Committee, Meeting No. 4-66, May 9-1l, 1966.
 
- Phillips, Maj. Gen. Samuel C. Memorandum to SL/Lunar and Planetary Programs Director, February 18, 1965.
 
- Rechtin, Dr. Eberhardt, Director, Advanced Research Projects Agency, Washington, D.C. Letter to Dr. Eugene M. Emme, NASA Historian, November 18, 1969, with comments on manuscript "Lunar Orbiter: A Preliminary History" (HHN-71).
 
- Reiffel, Leonard. Memorandum to SL/O. W. Nicks, Subject: Project Apollo Requirements for Lunar Orbiter Data, April 4, 1966.
 
- Scherer, Capt. Lee R. Memorandum to Langley Research Center, Attention: Mr. C. H. Nelson, and Mr. S. L. Butler, October 28, 1965.
 
- Memorandum to SL/Director, Lunar and Planetary Programs, March 7, 1966.
- Memorandum to SL/O. W. Nicks concerning update of Orbiter status, April 7, 1966.
 
- Surveyor/Orbiter Utilization Committee. Minutes First Meeting, Washington, D. C, August 20, 1965.
 
- Thompson, T. H. Bellcomm, Inc. Memorandum to Dr. G. E. Mueller/Maj. Gen. S. C. Phillips, December 23, 1964.
 
- Attachment A -- Review of Current Status of Work Related to Lunar Site Analysis and Selection, December 23, 1964.
 
- Young, A. Thomas. Memorandum to N. L. Crabill, Langley Research Center, May 7, 1965, Subject: Mission Reliability Analyses and Comparison for the Bellcomm Mission and TBC's S-110 Mission.
 
- Memorandum to N. L. Crabill, Langley Research Center, June 14, 1965, Subject: Lunar Orbiter Mission Planning Study.
 
 
 
CHAPTER IX. MISSIONS I, II, III: APOLLO SITE SEARCH AND VERIFICATION
 
 
 
- The Boeing Company. Boeing Quarterly Technical Progress Report, Lunar Orbiter Program, July to September 1966.
 
- Lunar Orbiter I Final Mission Report, Vol. III, Mission Operational Performance, Boeing Document D2-l007-3. February 3, 777.
- Boeing Quarterly Technical Progress Report, January to March 1967.
 
- Crabill, Norman L, Mission Analysis and Design Engineer, Viking Project Office, Langley Research Center. Memorandum to NASA Code EH, Attention: Dr. Eugene M. Emme, December 9. 1969.
 
- Hall, J. R. (ed.). TDS Final Report, Tracking and Data System Report Series for the Lunar Orbiter Project, six volumes. Pasadena, Calif.: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1969.
 
- Vol. I, Support Summary (608-15). September 1, 1969.
- Vol. 11, Mission A Summary (608-17). November 15, 1969.
- Vol. III, Mission B Summary (608-18). November 15, 1969.
- Vol. IV, Mission C Summary (608-19). November 1, 1969.
- Vol V, Mission D Summary ( 608-20). November 15, 1969.
- Vol: VI, Mission E summary (608-21). December 15, 1969.
 
- Lunar Orbiter Program Office, NASA Headquarters. Minutes of the Lunar Orbiter Mission B Planning Meeting, Langley Research Center, May 6, 1966.
 
- Lunar Orbiter Mission Status Report 8, August 18, 1966, through Report 20, September 1, 1966.
- Lunar Orbiter C Mission Objectives, unsigned memorandum, January 24, 1967.
- Status of Lunar Orbiter III, reports February 9, 1967, through March 1, 1967.
 
- Lunar Orbiter Project Office, Langley Research Center.
 
- Lunar Orbiter Mission B Description. June 1, 1966.
- Lunar Orbiter Mission II Description as amended September 29, 1966. Issued October 26, 1966.
- Lunar Orbiter Mission III Description. January 25,1967.
- Distribution Chart for Lunar Orbiter Photography. June 15, 1967.
- Project Lunar Orbiter, Narrative Analysis, August 3, 17, 1966; January 17, February 15, 1967.
 
- National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Lunar Orbiter I Photographic Mission Summary, NASA CR-782. Washington, D.C.: April 1967.
 
- Lunar Orbiter I - Photography, NASA CR-847. August 1967.
- Lunar Orbiter II Photographic Mission Summary, NASA CR-883. October 1967.
- Lunar Orbiter III Photography, NASA CR-984. February 1968.
 
- Scherer, Capt. Lee R. Memorandum to the File, Subject: Preshipment Review of Second Lunar Orbiter Flight Spacecraft, May 24, 1966.
 
- Memorandum to File, Subject: Lunar Orbiter I situation, October 28, 1966.
- Memorandum to Clifford Nelson, Langley Research Center, Subject: Geometric Calibration of High Resolution Camera for Mission C, December 20, 1966.
- Memorandum to SE/Deputy Associate Administrator for Space Science and Applications (Engineering), January 24, 1967.
 
 
 
CHAPTER X. MISSIONS IV AND V: THE LUNAR SURFACE EXPLORED
 
 
 
- Foelsche, Dr. Trutz. "Radiation Measurements in LO I - V (Period August 10, 1966 - January 30, 1968)", NASA Langley Research Center, paper presented at the Manned Spacecraft Center Seminar, Houston, Texas, June 21, 1968.
 
- Lunar Orbiter Program Office, NASA Headquarters. Minutes of the Mission V Planning Group, NASA Headquarters, March 7, 1967; and May 26, 1967.
 
- Post Launch Mission Operation Report (MOR) No. S-814-66-04: Lunar Orbiter IV Post Launch Report #1, March 7, 1967, through #13, June 5, 1967.
- Lunar Orbiter Mission V Description, 4 approved by the Ad Hoc Surveyor/Orbiter Utilization Committee on June 14,
1967.- Status of Lunar Orbiter E, July 27, 1967.
- Post Launch Mission Operation Report No. S-814-67-07: Lunar Orbiter V Post Launch Report #1, August 2, 1967, through #11, September 7, 1967.
- Termination of Active Lunar Orbiters: Present Plans for Terminating Active Lunar Orbiters II through V. Lunar Orbiter item 29, September 11, 1967.
 
- Lunar Orbiter Project Office, Langley Research Center.
 
- Lunar Orbiter Mission IV Description, April 26, 1967.
- Lunar Orbiter Project Mission Countdown Document LOTD-106-4, July 5, 1997.
- Project Lunar Orbiter, Narrative Analysis, March 15, Apri1 17, July 13, 18, 1967.
- National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Lunar Orbiter V Photography, NASA CR-1094. Washington, D.C.: June 1968.
 
- Lunar Orbiter V Extended Mission Spacecraft Operations and Subsystem Performance, NASA CR-1142. August 1968.
- Executive Secretariat, Program and Special Reports Division, Space Flight Record, 1958-1968. December 31, 1968.
 
- Newell, Dr. Homer E. NASA Mission Objectives for Lunar Orbiter signed by Edgar M. Cortright for Homer E . Newell, July 25, 1967
 
- Scherer, Capt. Lee R. Memorandum to SL/Director, Lunar and Planetary Programs, Subject: Lunar Orbiter Mission 5 Planning, March 9, 1967.
 
- Memorandum to SE/Deputy Administrator for Space Science and Applications (Engineering), April 14, 1967.
- Memorandum to SL/D. Pinkler, Subject: Lunar Orbiter Program Highlights, September 13, 1967.
 
- Swetnick, Dr. Martin J. Memorandum to the File, Subject: Status of assessment of Lunar Orbiter IV radiation detector data, June 1, 1967.
 
 
 
CHAPTER XI. CONCLUSIONS: LUNAR ORBITER'S CONTRIBUTION TO SPACE EXPLORATION
 
 
 
- Apollo Program Office, NASA Headquarters. Minutes of Apollo Site Selection Board, December 15, 1966, document dated March 7, 1967.
 
- Attachment G, Preliminary Landing Site Analysis of Orbiter I.
- Minutes of the Apollo Site Selection Board Meeting, March 30, 1967, document dated June 26, 1967.
- Minutes of the Apollo Site Selection Board Meeting December 15, 1967, document dated January 29, 1969.
 
- Foelscbe, Dr. Trutz. "Radiation Measurements in LO I - V (Period August 10, 1966 - January 30, 1968)", NASA Langley Research Center, paper presented at the Manned Spacecraft Center Seminar, Houston, Texas, June 21, 1968.
- [G]ault*, D. E.; E. M. Shoemaker; and H. J. Moore. Fragments Elected from Lunar Surface by Meteoroid Impact Analyzed on Basis of Studies of Hypervelocity Impact in Rock and Sand, NASA Technical Note TN-D-1767. Washington, D.C.: 1963.
 
- [H]urtler*, Charles A,, and Gary W. Grew. "Meteoroid Hazard near Moon," Science., Vol. 161 (August 2, 1968), pp. 462-464.
 
- [H]awkins*, G. S. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 116, No. 1 (1956) p. 92.
 
- Lunar Orbiter Program Office, NASA Headquarters. Action Item Summary, Action Item Number 31, Lunar Orbiter: Review and report the necessity for an additional Lunar Orbiter Mission, memo date June 16, 1967
 
- Comments on Seamans Draft Memo (undated), June 26, 1967.
 
- Lunar Orbiter Project Office, Langley Research Center.
- Memorandum to NASA, Code SL, Attention: Capt. L. R. Scherer, Subject: Lunar Orbiter Project Recommendation for Implementing an Additional Mission, July 12, 1967.
 
- National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Lunar Orbiter I -- Photography, NASA CR--847. Washington, D. C.: August 1967.
 
- Lunar Orbiter V -- Photography, NASA CR-1094. June 1968.
 
- Nazarova, T. N.; A. K. Rybakov; and C. D. Komissarov. "Investigation of solid interplanetary matter in the vicinity of the Moon", paper at 10th COSPAR meeting, London., July 1967.
 
- Newell, Dr. Homer E. Memorandum to AD/Deputy Administrator, Subject: Considerations related to decision on a sixth Lunar Orbiter, July 14, 1967.
 
- Nicks, Oran W. "Applying Surveyor and Lunar Orbiter Techniques to Mars", address before American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Washington, D.C., December 5, 1968.
 
- Office of Manned Space Flight, NASA Headquarters. Minutes of the Joint Meeting of the Apollo Site Selection Board and the Surveyor/Orbiter Utilization Committee, June 11, 1966, document dated July 1, 1966.
 
- Phillips, Maj. Gen. Samuel C. Memorandum, Subject: Minutes of Apollo Site Selection Board Meeting, March 16, 1966, document dated May 5, 1966.
 
- Memorandum, Subject: Minutes of the Apollo Site Selection Board Meeting, March 30, 1967.
 
- Scherer, Capt. Lee R. Memorandum to SL/Acting Director, Lunar and Planetary Programs Subject: Lunar Orbiter 6, April 6, 1967.
 
- Telegram, priority, unclassified., to Langley Research Center, Attention: Dr. F. L. Thompson Mr. E. C. Draley, Mr. C. H. Nelson, July 24, 1967.
 

* First letter was missing from the document I worked with, thus names are unclear. Chris Gamble, html editor.
 
V. INTERVIEWS
 
 
 
The author interviewed the following officials about their roles in the Lunar Orbiter Program.
 
- Bellcomm, Inc, Washington, D.C.
- James, Dennis B., July 25, 1967; July 25, 28, 1969.
 
- The Boeing Company, Washington, D.C.
- Costello, Thomas R, recorded interview, July 9, 1970.
 
- National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, D.C.
- Kosofsky, Leon J., Lunar Orbiter Program engineer, Office of Space Science and Applications July 5, 1967.
- Liddel, Dr. Urner, Special Assistant, Office of Space Science and Applications, July 14, 1969.
- Newell, Dr. Homer E, NASA Associate Administrator for Space Science and Applications, August 24, 1967.
- Nicks, Oran W., Director of Lunar and Planetary Programs, Office of Space Science and Applications, August 14, 1967.
- Scherer, Capt. Lee R., Lunar Orbiter Program Manager, Office of Space Science and Applications, July 31, 1967 (en route to Cape Kennedy, Florida, from Orlando,, Florida, for Lunar Orbiter V launch); August 14, 1967.
- Thompson, Dr. Floyd L., former Director of Langley Research Center,, January 29, 1970.
 
- Lunar Orbiter Project Office, Langley Research Center, Langley Station, Hampton, Virginia,
- Brewer, Gerald W, Lunar Orbiter Mission Assurance, July 18, 1967; July 7, 1970.
- Broom, G. Calvin, Photo Subsystem Manager, July 19, 1967.
- Elder, Theodore H., Technical Administration, July 18, 1967.
- Foelsche, Dr. Trutz, Aeronautical and Space Mechanics Division 2 July 7, 1970.
- Girouard, Robert L, Space Vehicle System, July 18, 1967.
- Graham, John B., Operations Integration July 19, 1967.
- Katzoff, Dr. Samuel, Chairman of Lunar Orbiter Advisory Group, telephone interview, August 24, 1967.
- Martin, James S, Jr., former Assistant Lunar Orbiter Project Manager (later Project Manager, Viking Project), recorded interview, July 7, 1970.
- Nelson, Clifford H, Lunar Orbiter Project Manager, July 20, 1967.
- Recant., Isadore G., Data Handling, July 20, 1967.
- Taback, Israel, Lunar Orbiter Spacecraft Manager, July 7, 1970.
- Young, A. Thomas, Mission Integration, July 21, 1967.
 
 
 
VI. ADDITIONAL READING
 
 
 

 
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