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The National Archives Needs You To Watch a Ton of Vintage NASA Footage Online

Posted by Jean-Yves on Sep 9, 2019
 

To take part, people need to set up a free account with the National Archives and get familiar with the basics of tagging. Then, the entire digitized collections of the archives are your oyster. Volunteers can transcribe photographs of typed pages into searchable text or tag files with relevant keywords.

Those keywords then become searchable, so that someone looking for materials relating to astronaut Michael Collins, for instance, can find as many relevant results as possible. “It’s going to unlock that film to researchers,” Suzanne Isaacs, another community manager at the National Archives, told Space.com.

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