following article appeared in the March 2004 issue of
Florida Parenting Magazine
collection, on loan from Richard Newman, the owner of HighTechScience.org,
consists of unique space memorabilia ranging from shuttle and
satellite models to space suits and instrumentation from the American
and Russian space programs.
The exhibit includes
Russian and American space suits, space gloves, an original launch key
from the Soyuz shuttle, a main control panel from the Toru Docking
System, an authentic space hammer, and flight helmets from various
originally made for the Russian Space Agency will also be on display
along with an actual cockpit window from the Buran Space Shuttle.
are documented and will be accompanied by detailed descriptions of
their origin and purpose.
The exhibit runs
from March through August (2004), at the Museum of Discovery &
Science at 401 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale.
information, call (561) 750-7000 or visit: