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Finding Aid for the Roger and Roberta Boisjoly NASA Challenger Disaster Collection. 2010.17.r
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Roger Boisjoly Papers 1980-1999

Language of Material: English
creator: Boisjoly, R. M., (Roger M.), 1938-

Scope and Contents note

This series contains the business papers of mechanical engineer Roger Boisjoly during his employment with Morton Thiokel, Inc. and later during his career as a lecturer on business and engineering ethics.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Morton Thiokel, Inc..
Challenger (Spacecraft) -- Accidents
Box 6

Correspondence, Business 1986-1999

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.25 Linear feet (1 box)
creator: Boisjoly, R. M., (Roger M.), 1938-

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains correspondence dealing with the aftermath of the Challenger disaster, 1986-1999.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Challenger (Spacecraft) -- Accidents
Box 3, Box 4

Memorandum, Morton-Thiokel Internal 1980-1986

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.88 Linear feet (1.5 file boxes)
creator: Boisjoly, R. M., (Roger M.), 1938-

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains internal memorandum that Roger Boisjoly wrote while an engineer with Morton Thiokel, Inc., 1980-1986.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Morton Thiokel, Inc..
Challenger (Spacecraft) -- Accidents
Box 3

Log books, Daily SRM Task Team 1984-1986

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.63 Linear feet (0.5 file box)

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains the daily log books that Boisjoly kept while on the SRM Task Team from 1984 to 1986.
Box 1

Photographs, O-ring tests

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet (3 folders)
creator: Morton Thiokel, Inc..

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains a large number of photographs of various o-ring tests showing the various amounts of erosion on the rings.
Box 5

Class Material, Challenger and Business Ethics

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.25 Linear feet (1 file box)

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains a large amount of class and lecture material created by Boisjoly for his various public lectures and classroom talks.
Box 1

Articles and Lectures, Challenger 1986-1999

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.25 Linear feet (1 file box)

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains a large number of articles and lectures written by and given by Boisjoly dealing with the Challenger accident and its aftermath. As well as interviews given by Boisjoly.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Challenger (Spacecraft) -- Accidents
Box 2

Transcripts, Boisjoly v. Morton Thiokel, 1988 1988

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.625 Linear feet (0.5 file box)
creator: Boisjoly, R. M., (Roger M.), 1938-
creator: Morton Thiokel, Inc..

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains the transcript from Boisjoly v. Morton Thiokel, 1988. As well as several binders of various legal information used as reference by Boisjoly, 1987.
Box 2

Transcripts, Smith, et. al. v. Morton Thiokel 1988

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.625 Linear feet (0.5 file box)

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains the transcripts of testimony given by several complainants in Smith, et. al. v. Morton Thiokel, 1988.
Box 8

Clippings

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet (1 box)

Scope and Contents note

This series contains a large number of clippings dealing with the Challenger disaster as well as Roger Boisjoly.
 

Reports, Challenger Disaster 1986-1991

Language of Material: English

Scope and Contents note

This series contains a number of reports dealing with the aftermath of the Challenger disaster.
Box 9, Box 7

Report, Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident. 1986

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.25 Linear feet (1 file box)

Scope and Contents note

This series contains the copy of the five volume Commission report supplied to Biosjoly for his edits and was never returned to the Commission, 1986. As well as Presidential Hearing transcripts for February 14, 25-27, March 21 and April 2, 1986.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident
 

Report, Challenger Accident by Richard Cole

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet (1 folder)

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains Richard Cole's report on the Challenger Investigation.
Box 7

Report, Boisjoly's testimony to the House Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight: NASA's Midlife Crisis: Context for Reform 1991

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet (1 folder)

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains the testimony of Boisjoly in front of the House Committe on Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight, August 1, 1991.
Box 9

Report, Investigation of the Challenger Accident.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet (1 folder)

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains the two volume report of the Investigation of the Challenger Accident.
Box 8

Ephemera, Challenger

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet (1 flat box)

Scope and Contents note

This series contains a large number of Challenger ephemera including several samples of o-ring material.