References

1 Astronautics and Aeronautics 1972, NASA SP 4017, 1974, pp. 2-5.

2 JSC Roundup, 7 December 1973, p. 1.

The Shuttlenauts 1981-1992: The First 50 Missions, Volume 2, Shuttle Flight Crew Assignments STS-1 through STS-47, compiled by David J. Shayler, AIS publications, December 1992, pp. 6-10.

Spacelab: Research in Earth Orbit, David Shapland and Michael Rycroft, Cambridge University Press, 1984, pp. 25-48.

Chronology of Spacelab Development, NASA Historical Data Book Volume V, NASA SP-4012, pp. 462-479.

Power to Explore, A History of the Marshall Space Flight Center 1960-1990, Andrew J. Dunar and Stephen P. Waring, NASA SP 4313, NASA 1999, pp. 431-432 & 541-543. Women in Space: Following Valentina, David J. Shayler, Ian Moule, Springer-Praxis, 2005 pp. 156-160.

Spacelab: An International Success Story, Douglas R. Lord, NASA SP-487, 1986, p. 116. Preliminary Report on Learjet Shuttle Simulation Mission No. 4, John F. Reeves and Bruce R. Vernier, ASSESS Observer Team, Northrop Service Inc., Moffett Field, CA 94035, undated draft copy with hand-written notes by Karl Henize, on file AIS archive. Notes of MPG meeting on 12 September 1974, in a memo dated 1 October 1974 from Douglas R. Lord, Director of the Spacelab Program, and William O. Armstrong, Director of Mission Analysis and Systems Requirements, to a distribution list of NASA and ESRO personnel. From the files of R.A. Parker, NASA JSC history archive, University of Clear Lake (U of CL), Houston; copy on file AIS archive.

Memo from Philip E. Culbertson, Director of Mission and Payload Integration, NASA HQ, to Robert Parker, NASA JSC, 5 November 1974; copy on file AIS archive. Memo dated 8 November 1974 from Owen Garriott to Director of Spacelab Program, NASA HQ., original in the R.A. Parker collection, JSC history archive, U of CL, Houston. Memo from Homer E. Newell, Chairman, SPAC Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Scientist-Astronauts, Washington DC, dated 18 November 1974.

Memo to Chairman of SPAC Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Scientist-Astronauts from Louis C. Haughney, NASA Ames, undated - but probably late 1974.

Spacelab Simulation Test Procedures, Benjamin M. Elson, Aviation Week and Space Technology 14 July 1975, pp. 40-45.

Memo from R.A. Parker to Director of JSC, Acting Directors of Science and Application and Flight Operations Directorate, and Chief of CB Science and Applications, 14 April 1976. From the R.A. Parker Files, NASA JSC history archive, U of CL, Houston. Memo CA-EFK-76-82 from E.F. Kranz to Distribution (inc CB) 25 May 1976, subject: ASSESS Meeting with NASA Headquarters on 20 May 1976, with attached comments by John Young, Ken Mattingly, Joe Kerwin and Jerry Carr; copy on file AIS archive. Private communication from Jerry Carr to David Shayler, 23 July 2005. FOD Staff Meeting Notes/Actions, 25 May 1976, with additional notes from J. Young and J. Kerwin; copy on file AIS archive.

Participation in ASSESS-II for the purpose defining the responsibilities of the Mission Specialist, R.A Parker, 2 July 1976. Original filed in the R.A Parker collection, ASSESS Box, JSC history archive, U of CL Houston; copy on file in AIS archive. Spacelab Design and Integration CB Discussion Item, from T.K. Mattingly to all CB astronauts, dated 26 July 1976; copy on file in AIS archive.

Comments on ASSESS-II Support Plan, Joe Kerwin, 3 September 1976. Original in the R.A. Parker Files, JSC history archive, U of CL Houston; copy in AIS archive. Memo from C. Kraft to J. Yardley, dated 29 November 1976, CA-EFK-76-177; copy on file AIS archive.

24 Mission Responsibilities for the ASSESS-II Mission, from the R.A. Parker files, ASSESS box, JSC history archive, U of CL, Houston; copy on file AIS archive.

25 Progress Report - ASSESS-II Mission, from Donald L. Anderson, Assistant Chief, Medium Altitude Missions Branch, NASA Ames Research Center (SEM:211-12), dated 10 March 1977. Original in the R.A. Parker collection, ASSESS Box, JSC history archive, U of CL Houston; copy on file AIS archive.

26 Insights gained from participation in the ESA confirmed simulation for ASSESS 2, Karl G. Henize, CB/KGHenize:lmc:3/21/77:2311, dated 21 March 1977. Original in the R.A. Parker collection, ASSESS Box, JSC history archive, U of CL Houston; copy on file AIS archive.

27 ASSESS-II Mission Specialist Post-Mission Report, Karl G. Henize, 28 July 1977. Original in the R.A. Parker collection, ASSESS Box, JSC history archive, U of CL Houston; copy on file AIS archive.

28 Memo Re Back-up Mission Specialist for ASSESS-II, from George W. Abbey to Manger of Applications MSFC, dated 15 March 1977. Original in the R.A. Parker collection, ASSESS Box, JSC history archive, U of CL Houston; copy on file AIS archive.

29 ASSESS-II STS Flight Operations Post-Mission Report, October 1977, FFOD ASSESS-II Flight Operations Support Team, NASA JSC; and ASSESS-II MS Post-Mission Report, Karl Henize, 28 July 1977. Both originals filed in the R.A. Parker collection, ASSESS Box, JSC history archive, U of CL Houston; copy on file AIS archive.

30 Spacelab simulation underway at JSC, NASA News Release 74-255, 1 October 1974; JSC Roundup 13, No. 23, 18 October, and No. 24, 25 October 1974.

31 Life Sciences Payload Mission Simulation I, Story Musgrave MD, Scientist-Astronaut, Life Science Astronaut Office, NASA JSC, March 1975. Filed in the R.A. Parker collection, ASSESS Box, JSC history archive, U of CL Houston; copy on file AIS archive.

32 Spacelab simulation, NASA News 76-04 23, January 1976; JSC Roundup 15, No. 2, 30 Jan 1976.

33 Spacelab Sim II Press conference, JSC, Houston, Texas, 6 February 1976. Filed in the R.A. Parker colllection, ASSESS Box, JSC history archive, U of CL Houston; copy on file AIS archive.

34 SMD II Follow-on memo from E.F. Kranz (CA-EFK-76-59) and attached notes from R.A. Parker. Filed in the R.A. Parker collection, ASSESS Box, JSC history archive, U of CL Houston; copy on file AIS archive.

35 CB Memo from William Thornton to Joe Kerwin, George Abbey, John Young and all Scientist- Astronauts, 18 October 1976 (CB/WEThornton:lmc:10/18/76:2421). Filed in the R.A. Parker collection, ASSESS Box, JSC history archive, U of CL Houston; copy on file AIS archive.

36 NASA Historical Data Book Volume V, NASA Launch Systems, Space Transportation, Human Spaceflight, and Space Sciences 1979-1988, by Judy A. Rumerman, NASA SP-4012, 1999, specifically Table 4-44, Chronology of Spacelab Development, pp. 462-479.

Significant assistance in the preparation of this chapter was also received from Karl

Henize and Bill Thornton.

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