The Oral History Collections at the UAH Library consist of :
Stages to Saturn History Project | Dr. Donald Tarter Video Interviews | Space History Interviews | UAH Archives Interviews | Search the Collection
Stages to Saturn History Project:
The collection of audio interviews was conducted in support of the Marshall Space Flight Center's Saturn History Project. Under contract to the University of Alabama in Huntsville, this Project collected documents and interviews pertaining to the development of the Saturn rockets used in NASA's Apollo lunar landing program. The material was used by Dr. Roger Bilstein in writing the official Apollo/Saturn launch vehicle history Stages to Saturn: a Technological History of the Apollo/Saturn Launch.
Contents: Original tapes converted to 54 CDs
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Dr. Donald Tarter Video Interviews:
These video interviews detail the reconstruction of significant social events which led to and influenced the development of the basic World War II German rocket program. Using information from the videos, Dr. Tarter presented a paper entitled Peenemunde and Los Alamos: Two Studies at the 38th Annual Congress of the International Astronautical Federation, Brighton, United Kingdom, October 1987.
Contents: 10 VHS tapes converted to DVDs
Dannenberg, Konrad K. & Reisig, Gerhard
Rosinski, Wernher K. & Hermann, Rudolf
Muller, Fritz K.
Tiesenhausen, George von
Konrad Dannenberg interviewed by Dr. Donald Tarter: 9/22/05 on the occasion of the Twenty Year Anniversary filming of Our Future in Space. The original videos are available online.
Space History Interviews:
In an effort to capture the memories of the generation who sent a man to the moon, interviews are being recorded and saved about historic work in the space industry.
Contents: Over 40 interviews and continuing to grow!
Bucher, Dr. George
Doane, Dr. George
Horne, J. D.
House, William T.
Littles, Dr. J. Wayne
Lucas, Dr. William
Lundquist, Dr. Charles
MSFC Directors Secretaries (all seven)
Dr. Reisig Family Retrospective
Scheufelen, Dr. Klaus
Thompson, J. R.
Thompson, Dr. K.O.
Wu, Dr. S.T.
Ron Creel LRV Thermal Presentation: Mr. Ron Creel worked in many aspects of the space engineering field, and specifically on the task-design, test verification, and mission support for the thermal control system of a new kind of spacecraft, the Apollo Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV). Mr. Creel has been invited to make this presentation of LRV history in many locations.
Aircraft Engines: Kim McCutcheon and David Hanning discuss historic Aircraft Engines.
UAH Archives Interviews:
Access the interviews of many wonderful people who have contributed to the success of UAH.
Dr Royce Boyer
President Dr. Frank Franz
President Dr. Ben Graves
General George Turnmeyer
Dr. John White
President Dr. John Wright
Download a Copy of the Entire List of Interviews in the Oral History Collection.
Search the Oral History Collection!
Type the person's last name in the box and the results will give the URLs of all the interviews for this person.
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