1964 & 1965 Official Guidebook Entries


The description of this exhibit from the 1964 Official Guide Book

Cover- 1964 Guidebook

The description of this exhibit from the 1965 Official Guide Book

Cover - 1965 Guidebook

The location of this exhibit on the 1964 Official Souvenir Map

Cover - 1964 Official Souvenir Map

SPACE PARK
The dramatic vehicles that are carrying the United States into the space age are displayed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Department of Defense in the area surrounding the Hall of Science. On display are a Project Mercury spacecraft which has orbited the earth, a Gemini two-man spacecraft, a model of the Apollo which will carry three astronauts into lunar orbit, a lunar excursion vehicle in which men will land on the moon, the lower portion of the Saturn V moon rocket, and a full-scale X-15 rocket-powered research airplane. Thor-Delta, Atlas and Titan II rockets stand in launch positions, with the Tiros satellite and Mercury and Gemini capsules as their payloads. Aeronautical engineering students are on hand to act as expert guides.
* Admission: free.

U.S. SPACE PARK

The dramatic vehicles that are carrying the United States into the Space Age are on display.

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Department of Defense sponsor this exhibit in the area surrounding the Hall of Science. Among the displays are a Project Mercury spaceship which has orbited the earth, a Gemini two-man spacecraft, a model of the Apollo, which will carry men to the moon, and a Mercury capsule in which youngsters may take a simulated space ride. Also shown are an X-15 rocket plane, lunar and interplanetary satellites, and Thor-Delta, Atlas and Titan II rockets. College science majors act as guides.

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...I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth.

 President John F. KennedyMay 25, 1961

Gemini - Saturn V - Agena - LEM - Retrorockets - Splashdown. Our eyes were on the Moon and we had a whole new vocabulary for The Space Age. Explore the U.S. Space Park of the 1964/1965 New York World's Fair and reacquaint yourself with the Space Race in Bradd Schiffman's Feature presentation.

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