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The goal of this category is to identify and waymark places with historical and/or educational significance related to manned space flight.
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Space Flight Memorials and ExhibitsGlenn and Gagarin - Houston, TX

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Located at the Farnsworth & Chambers Building which was once the headquarters of the Manned Spacecraft Center (MSC), a tribute to two firsts in space.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 2/19/2020

last visited: never

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Space Flight Memorials and ExhibitsTranquility Park, Houston, Texas -- Space Shuttle Memorials

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Memorials to the members of the Space Shuttle Columbia & Space Shuttle Challenger who lost their lives advancing the frontiers of space.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildwoodke

location: Texas

date approved: 2/15/2008

last visited: 4/8/2018

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Space Flight Memorials and ExhibitsNASA's KC-136 Zero-G Simulator

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This converted KC-135 was used by NASA to simulate Zero-Gravity

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Thot

location: Texas

date approved: 1/18/2007

last visited: 10/5/2017

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Space Flight Memorials and ExhibitsChallenger Memorial - Stevenson Park - Friendswood, TX

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A plaque in Stevenson Park honors the crew of the Space Shuttle Columbia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 5/8/2020

last visited: never

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Space Flight Memorials and ExhibitsRocket Park at NASA's Johnson Space Center

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An exhibit of actual rockets and spacecraft that were part of man's trip to the moon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Thot

location: Texas

date approved: 1/18/2007

last visited: 8/20/2006

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Space Flight Memorials and ExhibitsSpace Center Houston

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A theme park associated with NASA Johnson Space Center located between Houston and Galveston, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Thot

location: Texas

date approved: 1/18/2007

last visited: 11/7/2020

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Space Flight Memorials and ExhibitsLEGACY - Columbia Memorial Fountain - Nassau Bay, TX

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This memorial found has been removed for a new gas station. A memorial fountain for all 7 of the astronauts killed in the Columbia disaster.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Texas

date approved: 7/16/2007

last visited: 7/14/2014

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Space Flight Memorials and ExhibitsCommand Module Boilerplate

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A boilerplate Command Module located at the Harris County Youth Village

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Thot

location: Texas

date approved: 9/18/2007

last visited: never

Image for Challenger Memorial - Seabrook, TXview gallery

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Space Flight Memorials and ExhibitsChallenger Memorial - Seabrook, TX

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A rose granite square remembering the crew of Shuttle Challenger, at the Bay Area Veterans Memorial in Seabrook.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 7/23/2018

last visited: 1/4/2021

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Space Flight Memorials and ExhibitsApollo I, Space Shuttle Challenger, and Space Shuttle Columbia Disasters -- National Museum of Funeral History, Houston TX

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A very respectful memorial for the Apollo I Disaster (1961) and the Space Shuttle Challenger (1986) and Columbia (2003) Disasters at the National Museum of Funeral History in Houston

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 4/9/2017

last visited: 5/6/2018

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Space Flight Memorials and ExhibitsJudith A. Resnik - Texas City, TX

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A small marker honoring the second woman to travel into space. She died doing what she loved, on January 28th, 1986, when Space Suttle Challenger exploded just after take off.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 11/2/2016

last visited: never

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Space Flight Memorials and ExhibitsChallenger Memorial - Galveston, TX

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In a triangular green space bound by Stuart Rd, Jones Drive, and 69th Street is an overlooked monument honoring the crew of the Challenger.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 8/9/2019

last visited: never

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