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Finding Aid for the Roger and Roberta Boisjoly NASA Challenger Disaster Collection. 2010.17.r
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The Boisjoly collection covers Roger Boisjoly's involvement in the NASA Challenger accident. Besides copies of his congressional testimony there are copies of testimony from other participants as well as the complete report made by the committee. Along with this material is Boisjoly's personal and business correspondence as it relates to the Challenger accident and various pieces of Challenger related ephemera.
Roger Boisjoly is a mechanical engineer, fluid dynamicist and an aerodynamicist who worked for Morton Thiokol, the manufacturer of the solid rocket boosters for the Space Shuttle program. He is best known for raising objections to the launch of the Space Shuttle Challenger the day before the loss of the spacecraft and its crew.
13.5 Linear feet (8 cartons, 1 large box)
There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.
Though this collection is open for research, it should be noted that it is not fully arranged and described.