NASA History Office and Archives

Address: 300 E St, SW, Washington, DC

When: August 10
1st  tour: 1 p.m.
2nd  tour: 2 p.m.

Details: Tour; 10 people per group; pre-registration required

Foreign nationals must register two weeks in advance to gain entry to this government building. Everyone must bring picture ID. Allow for extra time in advance of the tour because of security checks entering the building. All visitors must pass through a metal detector and have their belongings screened by an x‑ray machine. 

About: The NASA History Program has had strong support since the establishment of the space agency in 1958. The Headquarters History Office maintains a nearly 2000 cubic foot archive collection, has a strong publications program, and hosts an occasional historical conference. The archive collection consists of subject files, biographical files, and a small audiovisual collection documenting NASA’s rich history.

Contact: Jane H. Odom,