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Elevated view of the Space Park from the roof of the Ford Pavilion

Elevated View of Space Park

Source: Rod Smith Collection, source unknown


NASA astronaut Elliott See along with students who are studying to be prospective Space Park Hosts. They are looking up the "business end" of the Gemini Titan II booster.
Astronaut See examines Titan II

NASA astronaut Elliott See with group of prospective Space Park Hosts. [Astronaut See would die tragically in a plane crash before he could travel into space.]
Astronaut Elliott See

Dr. Wernher Von Braun along with two unidentified NYWF officials. Dr. Von Braun was director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center and is the "Father" of the Saturn V moon rocket.
Dr. Von Braun and Officials

April 20, 1964 NASA Public Affairs Officer "Shorty" Powers with unidentified officials in front of Allouette satellite mock-up. Shorty Powers was the "voice of Project Mercury". His commentary was heard by millions when the Mercury astronauts flew
their missions.
Powers and Allouette satellite

April 20, 1964 "Shorty Powers" with NASA Officials
Powers and NASA officials

Dr. Wernher Von Braun. In the 1960's Dr. Von Braun was Director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama.
Dr. Von Braun and Dr. Debus

April 20, 1964 - "Shorty Powers" with group of graduating Space Park Hosts
Powers and graduating Hosts

April 20, 1964 - "Shorty Powers" with unidentified officials
Powers and unidentified officials

April 20, 1964 - "Shorty Powers" with unidentified officials
Powers with unidentified officials

April 20, 1964 - Graduating Space Park Hosts receive their "diplomas"
Hosts received diplomas

Source: Robert J Yowell Collection, courtesy of NASA

Special Thanks to Robert Yowell for including these rare photos from the NASA Archive Files.

 

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