The G-Force Accelerator is not available due to scheduled maintenance.

Kids Cosmos will not be available Monday, Sept 25 through Wednesday, Sept 27, 2017.

The Marshall Space Flight Center Bus Tour is cancelled for Sept. 25, 2017. In addition the Bus Tour for Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 is sold out.



The Archives of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center contains some of the most important technical documents and historic papers of the 20th century, including

  • The papers of Dr. Wernher von Braun and other rocket scientists - 108 linear feet of Von Braun's documents alone!
  • A collection of thousands of books
  • Technical documents pertaining to the early space program
  • All of NASA's special publications from the early years
  • Congressional records from the early space program
  • Science Fiction data from the 1920s forward
  • The papers of WWII Ordnance officers

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center's Archives also owns the space collection of Frederick Ordway III, who served as the Technical Advisor for the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Access to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Archives is granted by appointment only. The U.S. Space & Rocket Center Archives welcomes researchers Monday through Friday 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

If you are interested in accessing the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Archives, please call 1-800-637-7223.

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