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Polystyrene Beads in solution manufactured aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger - Click for Info.
Made in Space
Polystyrene Beads in Solution

    Polystyrene Beads in solution manufactured aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger during NASA mission STS-6, April 1983. These microscopic beads are so small that 18,000 could fit on the head of a pin. They are used for the calibration of particle size measuring instruments including optical and electron microscopes.
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Autographed  Space Suit Mirror
Autographed  Space Suit Mirror

FLOWN on Soyuz & MIR
SOKOL Space Suit Mirror.
Signed by Cosmonaut
Gennady Ivanovich Padalka

This is an authentic piece of
Flown Russian space history.

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Flown Spacecraft Anti-Static Bracelet
Flown Spacecraft Anti-Static Bracelet

FLOWN on Soyuz & MIR
Anti-Static Bracelet.
It was used onboard space station MIR to prevent cosmonauts from possible static discharge while working station on equipment.

This is an authentic piece of
Flown Russian space history.

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Flown and Autographed Soviet Flag
Flown & Autographed Soviet Flag

Flown & Autographed
This Soviet Flag was flown for 95 days onboard the Soyuz & Salyut Spacecraft and was hand signed by flight engineer Georgi Grechko and cosmonaut Yuri Romanenko.

This is an authentic piece
of Russian space history.
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Space Shuttle O-Ring
Space Shuttle Booster Rocket O-Ring

    Genuine FLOWN piece of the Space Shuttle. This part was used during take off on the Booster Separation Rocket Motors. (It still has the NASA Identification number on it ).
This is a Real Piece of U.S. and world history. It is believed that a similarly shaped O-Ring caused the first Space Shuttle disaster.

Shuttle Booster Seperation Motor Rocket Nozzle-Click for Info
Shuttle Booster Motor Rocket Nozzle

    This Nozzle is from a FLOWN Space Shuttle Booster Separation Motor. Approximately two minutes into flight, 16 of these small but powerful motors execute split-second timing to provide the precise thrust required for safe separation of the spent boosters away from the main fuel tank and orbiter.
A Real Piece of space history.
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NASA Silica Aerogel-Click for Info.
NASA Silica Aerogel - 99.8% Air

    This is a piece of Silica Aerogel, the same type used in the Mars Pathfinder Rover. It is 99.8 % air. Aerogel's are generally known for being an extremely lightweight transparent solid. It can support 1000 times it's own weight & resist hi-temp.
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Flown Skylab Artifact in Lucite Pyramid
Flown Skylab Artifact in Pyramid

    This is a FLOWN 1" x 1" piece of Skylab displayed in a beautiful Lucite pyramid. Skylab was America's first space station, launched into orbit on May 14, 1973 and was manned for over 171 days. It re-entered the Earth's atmosphere on July 11, 1979, scattering debris mainly over the Indian Ocean.
This is a  Real Piece of history.

Space Shuttle Fuel Supply Spacer
Space Shuttle Fuel Supply Spacer

    Genuine FLOWN Space Shuttle Main Engine Fuel Supply spacer ring. 

    NASA has eliminated (Scraped) this piece of hardware due to failure to meet specifications after post-flight inspection.
A Real Piece of space history.

NASA Thermal Radiation Blanket

NASA Thermal Radiation Blanket

    This is a Genuine NASA Apollo Lunar Module Gold Mylar Thermal Radiation Blanket. It is 7 1/2 inches long by 4 inches wide and has an identification number that reads: GP 15C-1. It was going to be used to protect delicate instruments on the Lunar Module Vehicle.

16mm Film taken on the Lunar Surface
16mm Film taken on Lunar Surface

    Genuine FLOWN 16mm film which was taken on the Lunar surface by Apollo 12 on November 18, 1969. It was made using the Apollo Data Acquisition Camera which is  manufactured by the J.A. Maurer Corporation.

NASA Ultra High  Frequency Disc-Cone Antenna Assembly.
NASA Spacecraft Tracking Antenna

    This is an original, 1950's era NASA Ultra High  Frequency Disc-Cone Antenna Assembly. It was used for spacecraft tracking during the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space programs.

A Real Piece of space history.

Portable Space Suit Cooling Unit.
Portable Space Suit Cooling Unit.

    This is a portable Space Suit Cooling Unit. This device cools the pilots while they are on the ground waiting to get strapped into the cockpit. It uses liquid oxygen to cool the suit. 

A Real Piece of space history.

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Flown Mir Space Station Hammer
Flown - MIR Space Station Hammer

FLOWN on Soyuz & MIR
Space Station Hammer

This is an authentic piece
of Russian space history.
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Soyuz / Mir EVA Hammer
Flown - MIR EVA Hammer

Flown on Soyuz & MIR
Space Station EVA Hammer

This is an authentic piece
of Russian space history.
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Flown on MIR Crimper-Pliers
Flown - MIR Crimper-Pliers

Flown on Soyuz & MIR
On board Crimper-Pliers

This is an authentic piece
of Russian space history.
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Soyuz Spacecraft Hatch Opener
Soyuz Spacecraft Hatch Opener

Soyuz Spacecraft
Hatch Opener

This is an authentic piece
of Russian space history.
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Here are space artifacts on display at the Museum of Discovery & Science in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Here is part of our space artifact collection on display at the
Museum of Discovery & Science in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Also see our:
Flown SOKOL Space Glove Flown ORLAN EVA Gloves
Flown & Signed SOKOL Space Suit Mirror
Flown MIR Space Station Hammer's

Our items have been displayed at these museums & centers:
South Florida Science Museum in West Palm Beach Museum of Discovery & Science in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
GWiz Science Museum in Sarasota, Florida
Boynton Beach Children's Museum & Learning Center
The Children's Museum in La Habra, CA The Children's Museum
at La Habra, California
Boyton Beach Public Library Boynton Beach
City Library

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