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NASA Meteor Detection & Analysis System
NASA Meteor Detection
& Analysis Equipment

    NASA Meteor Detection & Analysis System used during the late 70's. This is a self contained unit consisting of a built in 120 volt power supply, multiple probes on retractable cords, self diagnostic system and audio/visual analysis displays. A removable, hinged cover protected the unit during transport.
This is an authentic, working unit.

NASA P.A.D.S. Calibration and Control Assembly Unit
NASA Calibration Control Unit

   NASA  P.A.D.S. Calibration and Control Assembly Unit. This item was used by NASA scientist in their space and wind tunnel programs at NASA Langley. The original NASA serial number on the unit happens to be "007"

This is an authentic, working unit.

NASA Electronic Force Calibration Unit
NASA Electronic Force Indicator

  NASA Electronic Force Calibration Unit.

    At present, not much is known about this item, however, it appears to be completely functional.

This is an authentic, working unit.

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.
A Real Piece of space history.

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.
A Real Piece of space history.

NASA Timing System Digital Counter
NASA Timing Digital System Counter

    This is a NASA model #410 Digital System Counter used at the Langley facility.
   At present, not much is known about this item, however, it appears to be completely functional.

This is an authentic, working unit.

Authentic NASA Space Shuttle Thermal Heat Shield Tile.
NASA Space Shuttle Thermal Tile.

   Authentic NASA Space Shuttle Thermal Heat Shield Tile. This tile was made in the late 1970's for Columbia, the first shuttle to fly in space. Each Shuttle contains more than 34,000 separate tiles, each specifically cut for its own location.
A Real Piece of space history.
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Portable Space Suit Cooling Unit.
Portable Space Suit Cooling Unit.

    This is a portable Pressure 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 and is a brand new unit.

A Real Piece of U.S. space history.
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Space Shuttle Landing Guest Pass
NASA Space Shuttle Landing Pass

   This pass is from the second landing of the Space Shuttle and allowed a visitor into the space complex landing area.

A Real Piece of U.S. space history.

NASA Guest Launch Viewing Pass
NASA Guest Launch Viewing Pass

   This pass is from the launch of a Delta Rocket from the Vandenberg Air Force Base. It allowed a visitor into the guest viewing area.

A Real Piece of U.S. space history.

NASA STS-5 Gate 1 Pass
NASA STS-5 Gate 1 Pass

   This pass is from the launch of the Space Shuttle mission STS-5. It allowed a visitor into the guest viewing area.

A Real Piece of U.S. space history.

NASA Launch Control Center Pass
NASA Launch Control Center Pass

   This is a NASA Launch Control Center Pass which was issued for the Apollo 10 mission. It allowed support personnel into the launch control center at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The pass is sealed in a Lucite display stand. It has a small piece missing from the top of the pass where the clip used to be.

A Real Piece of U.S. space history.

Separation Bolt from Titan IV Rocket
Separation Bolt from Titan IV Rocket

   This is a Separation Bolt from a NASA Titan IV rocket. It is a brand new, unused piece. The explosive charge would have been installed after the bolt was in place.

A Real Piece of U.S. space history.

NASA Spacecraft Tracking Antenna
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.

NASA Cape Canaveral Hard Hat
NASA Cape Canaveral Hard Hat

   This is a genuine NASA hardhat from the mid-60's. It is the official hard hat assigned to engineers and other employees in areas around Cape Canaveral.

A Real Piece of U.S. space history.

NASA Shuttle Technician Coveralls
NASA Shuttle Technician Coveralls

Authentic  NASA
Space Shuttle
Technician Coveralls.

A Real Piece of space history.

Autographed picture by Alan Shepard
Autographed by Alan Shepard.

   This is the famous "Man on the Moon" Picture Autographed by NASA Astronaut Alan Shepard.

NASA Astronaut Alan Shepard's Signature

A Real Piece of U.S. space history.

Here are our 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.
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Some of our items have been displayed at these museums
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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