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Aerospace

Indoor Exhibit
Opens at 10:00 am
Year-Round
  • Lunar Lander in the Aerospace Exhibit
  • Two adults enjoy exploring the space capsule
  • Two young girls enjoy the spinee table in the Aerospace Exhibit
  • A Man and a Woman explore a model of how the mars shuttle was timed
  • A model of an astronaut inside of the Lunar Lander

Explore our satellite mapping table and see if you can spot your house, climb inside a command module and imagine a safe trip back to Earth, or test your hand at docking a satellite. On loan from the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum and NASA Langley Research Center, displays in Aerospace showcase a range of real space artifacts from the Apollo era. Examine astronaut Alan Shepard's flight chair, a prototype of the Apollo 15 Lunar Lander, the Mercury capsule which carried the first U.S. animal into orbit, and more.

Also make sure to check out the popular Launch Lab exhibit within the Aerospace area.