Transit of Venus March
Acknowledgments and Special Thanks
The idea for this Web site originated with Dr. Sten Odenwald of NASA.
Text for the site was written by Dr. Odenwald. Our thanks to Susan Clermont of the Music Division for her assistance in preparing materials for this site.
Editorial assistance provided by Albert Tucker of the Music Division.
The notated score for Sousa's "Transit of Venus March" was created by Loras Schissel. We thank him for his assistance with locating materials for the site and for providing a performance of the piece by the Virginia Grand Military Band as well.
Digital conversion work was performed by Pat Padua. The project was coordinated by Karen Lund.
Illustrations for the text were provided by the Rare Books Division, and were scanned by the Information Technology Service's Digital Scan Center. Special thanks go to Domenic Sergi of ITS for his assistance with scanning and to Elizabeth Gettins for her assistance with obtaining the materials and handling the logistics.
Technical functionality and programming of the site were performed by a team from the Network Development and MARC Standards Office, which included Moryma Aydelott, Matt Bachtell, Morgan Cundiff, Glenn Gardner, Corey Keith, Betsy Miller, and Nathan Trail.
Web site design and user interface were created by Betsy Miller and Moryma Aydelott based on user-centered design principles.