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U.S. Space & Rocket Center – Virtual Tour

U.S. Space & Rocket Center - Virtual Tour

U.S. Space & Rocket Center – Virtual Tour

The U.S. Space & Rocket Center showcases rockets and artifacts of the U.S. space program and is the largest spaceflight and aviation museum in the USA.

The center opened just after the Apollo 12 Moon landing and showcases Apollo Program exhibits, science exhibits, Space Shuttle exhibits, Army rocketry, and aircraft.

The Centre holds over 1,500 rocketry and space exploration artifacts, as well as exhibiting rotating rocketry and space-related exhibits. The center also offers bus tours to the nearby NASA Marshall Space Flight Center.

The U.S. Space Camps provide exposure to the space program through the use of simulators, lectures, and training opportunities. The  Aviation Challenge offers insights into military fighter pilot training and careers.

U.S. Space & Rocket Center - Virtual Tour

Space Shuttle Pathfinder – U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama

Highlights of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center

  • A mock-up display of the Saturn V rocket
  • Exhibits of Saturn I, Jupiter IRBM, Juno II, Mercury-Redstone, Redstone, and Jupiter-C Rockets
  • The Apollo 16 capsule – orbited the Moon 64 times in 1972
  • The F-1 rocket engine exhibit
  • Gemini Astronaut Training Capsule
  • Mercury and Apollo 6 capsules
  • Lunar Rovers exhibits
  • Lander prototypes and concepts exhibits
  • World War II, V-1 Flying Bomb, and V-2 Rocket Exhibits
  • MGR-1 Honest John and Corporal Nuclear Missiles
  • Patriot Missiles – first used in the Gulf War

U.S. Space & Rocket Center - Virtual Tour

U.S. Space & Rocket Center

  • Museum:            U.S. Space & Rocket Center
  • City:                    Huntsville, Alabama
  • State:                  Alabama
  • Country:             United States
  • Established:       1965
  • Type:                  Air and Space Museum
  • Location:          1 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL, United States

U.S. Space & Rocket Center – Map

U.S. Space & Rocket Center – 360 Virtual Tours

U.S. Space & Rocket Center – 360 Virtual Tours

U.S. Space & Rocket Center – 360 Virtual Tours

U.S. Space & Rocket Center – 360 Virtual Tours

U.S. Space & Rocket Center

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U.S. Space & Rocket Center

U.S. Space & Rocket Center

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“The human bird shall take his first flight, filling the world with amazement, all writings with his fame, and bringing eternal glory to the nest whence he sprang.”
– Leonardo da Vinci

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Photo Credit: James E. Scarborough / CC BY (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/1.0); Carol M. Highsmith / Public domain; James E. Scarborough / CC BY (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/1.0)

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