[NRAO logo]
NRAO logo  

[NRAO dedication, 1957]
NRAO dedication, 1957. NRAO/AUI image

[Dedication of the 85 foot Tatel telescope]
85 foot Tatel Telescope dedication, 1958. NRAO/AUI image

[85 foot Tatel telescope]
85 foot Tatel Telescope. NRAO/AUI image

[Struve at groundbreaking for 300 foot telescope]
Struve at 300 foot ground breaking, 1961. NRAO/AUI image

[300 foot telescope]
300 foot telescope. NRAO/AUI image

[140 Foot telescope ground breaking]
140 foot telescope ground breaking, 1958. NRAO/AUI image

[NRAO 140 Foot telescope]
NRAO 140 Foot telescope. NRAO/AUI image

[Green Bank Interferometer]
Green Bank Interferometer. NRAO/AUI image

[VLA dedication]
VLA dedication, 1980. NRAO/AUI image


[AIPS logo]
AIPS logo. NRAO/AUI image

[VLBA Pie Town antenna]
VLBA Pie Town antenna. NRAO/AUI image

[300 foot telescope after 1988 collapse]
300 foot after collapse, 1988. NRAO/AUI image

[GBT ground breaking]
GBT ground breaking, 1991. NRAO/AUI image

[Green Bank Telescope]
Green Bank Telescope. NRAO/AUI image

[Christening block at ALMA Camp ground breaking]
Alma Camp ground breaking. NRAO/AUI image


[4 NRAO Directors]
Lo, Vanden Bout, Roberts, Heeschen - 4 NRAO Directors at 50th anniversary. NRAO/AUI image


Records of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory: Folder listing

New Mexico Operations: Movies Subunit

TitleMiscellaneous films
Start Date1992
End Date1997
Notes1 folder
 [Range 3A]

TitleContact - correspondence
Start Date3/22/1995
End Date7/1/1997
Notes1 folder. Correspondence about filming Contact at the VLA site
 [Range 3A]

TitleContact - script
Start Date3/24/1995
NotesRewrite by Manno Meyjes, based on the novel by Carl Sagan. Written by Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan, Michael Goldenberg, Jim Hart. Copyright Warner Bros.
 [Range 3A]

TitleContact - contract
Start Date5/1995
Notes1 folder. Includes draft and signed versions of contract between Warner Bros. and Associated Universities, Inc.
 [Range 3A]

TitleContact - Warner Bros. photographs
Start Date1996
Notes1 folder. Photos provided by Warner Bros. for display by NRAO and the VLA Visitor Center. Copyright Warner Bros.; NRAO cannot give permission for use or publication rights for these photos
 [Range 3A]

TitleContact - newspaper clippings
Start Date1996
End Date1997
Notes1 folder
 [Range 3A]

AuthorDave Finley
TitleLessons Learned and Thoughts Regarding Contact Filming at the VLA
Start Date12/20/1996
Notes1 folder. Includes DOD Assistance to Non-Government, Entertainment-Oriented Motion Picture, Television, and Video Productions, 1/26/1988
 [Range 3A]

AuthorDave Finley
TitleHollywood Comes to Socorro: Filming Contact at the VLA
Start Date1997
 [Range 3A]

TitleVLA Celebrating 20th Anniversary of the Movie "Contact"
Start Date9/2017
Notes1 folder. Includes press release and emails about event schedule
 [Range 3A]

TitleContact - Wikipedia article
NotesArticle printed 10/4/2017
 [Range 3A]

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