Gloria Skurzynski Papers, 1978-2010, bulk 2002-2010 PDF
- Gloria Skurzynski Papers
- 1978-2010, bulk 2002-2010 (inclusive)19782010
- 3.75 linear feet, (6 boxes)
- Collection Number
- MSS 304
- The Gloria Skurzynski Papers include correspondence, research, and drafts of her book "This Is Rocket Science."
- Boise State University Library, Special Collections and Archives
Special Collections and Archives
1910 University Drive
- Access Restrictions
Collection is available for research.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Gloria Skurzynski was born in Duquesne, Pennsylvania on July 6, 1930. She attended Mount Mercy (now Carlow) College from 1948-1950. She is married with five daughters. She has lived in Utah and currently resides in Boise, Idaho.
A well-known children's author, Skurzynski started writing books in her mid-30s. She authored more than 50 fiction and non-fiction books, including Virtual War, Deadly Waters, Buried Alive, Valley of Death, The Magic Pumpkin, Waves: The Electromagnetic Universe, Sweat and Blood: A History of U.S. Labor Unions, and This Is Rocket Science. She won numerous awards for her books, including the Spur Award, the Golden Kite Award, the Christopher Award, and the Science Book Award from the American Institute of Physics.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The Gloria Skurzynski Papers include correspondence, research, and drafts of her books "This Is Rocket Science" and "Are We Alone?"
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
[item description], Gloria Skurzynski Papers, Box [number] Folder [number], Boise State University Special Collections and Archives.
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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|1||1||American Astronautical Society, Eugene M. Emme Award||2010|
|2||4||Research, An Aerospace Bibliography||1978|
|3||2||"This Is Rocket Science" Advanced Reader's||2009|
|3||3||"This Is Rocket Science" Book Covers||2009|
|3||4||"This Is Rocket Science" Book Proposal||undated|
|5||"This Is Rocket Science" CD/DVD of Photographs and Drafts||2009|
|3||5-8||"This is Rocket Science" Drafts||undated|
|4||1-2||"This Is Rocket Science" Drafts||undated|
|6||"This Is Rocket Science" Proofs||undated|
|"This is Rocket Science" (9 discs)|
|4||23||"Are We Alone?" Slides||2002|
|4||3-11||"Are We Alone?" Research Material||1993-2003|
|4||12||"Are We Alone?" Publications and On-Site Research Material||2001-2003|
|4||13-20||"Are We Alone?" Manuscripts and Editing Comments||2002-2003|
|4||21||"Are We Alone?" Correspondence with Editors at National Geographic Books||2002-2003|
|4||22||"Are We Alone?" Press Announcement for Arecibo Obervatory, National Science Foundation, and Seti||2003|
|5||“Mission to Mars: An Astronaut’s Vision of Our Future in Space” by Michael Collins||1990|
Nancy Feresten; Seth Shostak; Chris Chyba; Lindsay Herron; Max; Jill Tarter; Cheryl Duke; Laurence Doyle; Dina DVore; Nancy and Suzanne; Astrotech; Constellation; George Diller; David Des Marais; Mars; Alice Letvin
Advanced Space Propulsion Systems, Dr. Martin Tajmar; Arian Rocket, Space Elevator; Atlantis; DIME: Dropping In a Microgravity Environment (2 copies); Distant Suns, First Light, 1995; Explorer, JPL 2008; Future Space Rockets; Hubble, 2009; Launch; Mars Rising, Hubble Repair Launch; Mechanical Universe (2 DVDs); NASA (2 DVDs); NASA, 2006; NASA Aerospace Technology Education Resource Guide; NASA Conference, 2005; NASA Flight Testing Newton’s Laws: The Test Pilot Approach to High School Physics; NASA Orion; NASA Space Flight and Science, 2001; National Geographic, New Planets; National Geographic, Seconds from Disaster: Columbia’s Last Flight; Propulsion Tajmar 1-130; Robert Goddard Documentary, Mars Rovers; Shuttle; Space Research and You: A Tribute to the Science of STS-107, 2003; Stars; Starship Orion; STS-107, A Tribute, 2003 (2 copies); STS-120 Launch; STS-120 Press Conference; Telescopes
Pluto Launch; Discovery Launch 2006; NASA: The Greatest Show in Space; Frank Drake on The Screensavers on TechTV; SETI: The Search Accellerates, Allen Telescope Array
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- Subject Terms :
- Aerospace engineers--Biography
- Authors, American--Idaho