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Oh no, vintage NASA Apollo documentation rabbit hole 

482 pages about the Apollo program, 1966-1974. Basically from the fire to the end of the program.

I find the vast majority of this kind of NASA documentation highly readable. (But I've read a ton of it, so I'm probably an outlier.)

archive.org/details/NASA_NTRS_

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Oh no, vintage NASA Apollo documentation rabbit hole 

@readsteven Looks like your weekend plans are set. 😀

Oh no, vintage NASA Apollo documentation rabbit hole 

@tsturm Weekend? The internet archive lists 232,461 documents in that collection… 😰

re: Oh no, vintage NASA Apollo documentation rabbit hole 

@readsteven 😆​

re: Oh no, vintage NASA Apollo documentation rabbit hole 

@readsteven Do I see that right? All 230K items were uploaded with the title "NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)"?

I'm sure there is a technical reason for that, but it makes searching in the archive a bit daunting.

archive.org/details/NASA_NTRS_

re: Oh no, vintage NASA Apollo documentation rabbit hole 

@tsturm @readsteven why not just search for things on ntrs instead?

re: Oh no, vintage NASA Apollo documentation rabbit hole 

@cinebox @tsturm I never seem to find any useful results going directly through ntrs. For example, searching the document I linked in the previous toot, ntrs said it existed, but it’s not online, could I fill out this form to request someone maybe take care of that some day?

re: Oh no, vintage NASA Apollo documentation rabbit hole 

@readsteven @tsturm Shows up for me

re: Oh no, vintage NASA Apollo documentation rabbit hole 

@cinebox @tsturm Thanks for letting me know it’s possible. I have always had problems getting a useful result, even when I know the exact publication number.

re: Oh no, vintage NASA Apollo documentation rabbit hole 

@tsturm Yeah. It really needs a lot of work. Has the feel of an archive that someone dumped on them in a rush because someone thought it was going to be deleted.

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