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PHM Planetarium & Air/Space Museum
Manned Space

case.jpg (36257 bytes)Artifacts
Exhibit areas house 44 items on loan from the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum, plus 5 items on loan from the Johnson Space Center.  Thirteen of these national treasures on display have been on the moon.

armgroup.jpg (58282 bytes)Individual Autographs
The signatures of every astronaut from the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, and Skylab missions--plus key cosmonauts from the Soviet and Russian space programs--adorn the walls of the PHM Planetarium & Air/Space Museum.

crewwall.jpg (57489 bytes)Autographed Shuttle Crew Portraits
The official NASA crew portrait of every space shuttle mission is on display, as are the signatures of every astronaut to have completed a shuttle flight.

rockets.jpg (47896 bytes)Exhibits
Displayed among the general exhibits are memorabilia, display cases, mission patches, oak-framed pictures, Life magazines and newspaper headlines, and 1/3rd to 1/44th scale models of every rocket and spacecraft used in the manned flight space program.

alsep.jpg (45038 bytes)Lunar Experiment
The Apollo Lunar Surface Equipment Package (ALSEP) was scheduled to go to the moon on Apollo 18, until President Nixon cut funding for remaining missions.  The original experiment is on display in the PHM Planetarium & Air/Space Museum.

Memorials:

  • Apollo One
  • Challenger
  • Columbia
 

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