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Dear Mr. Rodriguez,
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We searched the National Archives Catalog and located Reports and Correspondence Relating to Tracking Stations, 1959 - 1969; Files Relating to International Tracking and Data Centers, 1961 - 1972; International Tracking and Data Files, 1961 - 1973; Files Relating to Network Operations, 1959 - 1968; Country and Subject Files, 1968 - 1973; Country and Subject Files, 1966 - 1978; and Country and Subject Files, 1961 - 1979; in the Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Record Group 255) that may contain files relating to the to the Maspalomas Station on the Grand Canary Island. We also located Technical Publications, 1965 - 1983 in Record Group 255 that includes 4 files relating to the NASA facilities on the Grand Canary Island. Plus, we located the Reference Set of Gemini and Apollo Project Research and Development Documents, 1964 - 1970 in Record Group 255 that includes 2 files relating to Grand Canary Island. Then, we located General Records Relating to Atomic Energy Matters, 1948 - 1962 in the General Records of the Department of State (Record Group 59) which includes the file 14. Scientific Research & Development: 14D Satellite Tracking Stations: 6. Canary Island. For more information about these records, please contact the National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (RDT2) via email at Archives2reference@nara.gov.
Next, we located Photographs of Tracking Stations, Aircraft, and Ships, ca. 1964 - ca. 1965 and Color Photograph Files Relating to Projects, Astronauts, and Events, 1963 - 1965 in Record Group 255 that includes photographs of the tracking station on the Grand Canary Island. For more information about these records, please contact the National Archives at College Park - Still Pictures (RDSS) via email at email@example.com.
Further, we located Moving Images Relating to Documentary Stock Footage , 1959 - 1993 in Record Group 255 that includes MSC - Canary Islands and Tananarive, Madagascar Tracking Stations. For more information about these records, please contact the National Archives at College Park - Motion Pictures (RDSM) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We also located Tracking Station Agreements, 1961 - 1964 in Record Group 255 that may include related records. For more information about these records, please contact the National Archives at Philadelphia (RE-PA) via email at email@example.com.
Additionally, we located Construction Drawings, 1959 - 1962 and Site Plan Drawings, 1960 - 1962 in Record Group 255 that include files relating to tracking stations. For more information about these records, please contact the National Archives at Fort Worth (RM-FW) via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Plus, we located Source Files on Project Mercury, 1952 - 1968 in Record Group 255, which includes 15 digitized items relating to the Canary Islands, as well as Roundup, 1/1/1961 - 12/31/2017 in Record Group 255 which includes 28 digitized items relating to the Canary Islands. These items may be viewed online through the Catalog.
Next, we located 37 record series related to the development of Polaris and Poseidon missiles during the 1960s in the Records of the Strategic Systems Program Record Group 593. Please note that these records are all unprocessed, and the majority are still classified. For more information about these records, please email RDT2.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of NARA staff. As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgement as well as a substantive response to your reference request from RDT2, RDSS, RDSM, RE-PA and RM-FW. We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.
We were unable to locate records related to a radio station established on the island of La Palma in connection with the Sound Surveillance System (SOSUS). Please contact the Navy's Records Manager Maurice King, Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, 1000 Navy, Pentagon, 5E170, Washington DC 22350. His email address is email@example.com.
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