Linda Neuman Ezell, born in Fulton County, Illinois, is a curator at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum (NASM) in Washington, D.C. Her specialty within the Space Science and Exploration Department is manned space flight.
She came to NASM from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) where, as a contractor, she coauthored two books: The Partnership. A History of the Apollo Soyuz Test Project (1978) and On Mars. A History of NASA's Exploration of the Red Planet (1984). She also prepared the second volume of the NASA Historical Data Book series, covering the period 1958-1978. Her academic background (A.B., Sangamon State University, Springfield, Illinois; graduate work at the University of Houston and George Washington University) is in American technological history.