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Human Spaceflight

Human Spaceflight

November 2004 – Permanent

Museum: Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center

Location: Boeing Aviation Hangar

Human spaceflight is one of the great achievements of the modern age. Not content to master flight in the atmosphere, inventors, engineers, scientists, and visionaries pressed ahead to explore space and developed the technology for human spaceflight. Learn about the few people who have visited space and walked on the moon and the many people who designed and built the equipment that got them there and safely home.

Highlights include:

  • Space Shuttle Discovery
  • Manned Maneuvering Unit
  • Mercury Capsule 15B, Freedom 7 II
  • Mobile Quarantine Facility

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