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ATTENTION: The Missile & Space Gallery will close temporarily, beginning Dec. 8, 2014, for approximately five months for construction linking the gallery to the museum's new fourth building. Artifacts and exhibits listed below will not be accessible, except for the Apollo 15 Command Module, Dyna-Soar X-20A, Aeroject Aerobee Rocket and the Gen. T.D. White and "Five Stars in Space" exhibits. Click here for more information.

Opened to the public in 2004, the Missile and Space Gallery is contained in a silo-like structure that stands 140 feet high. Visitors can view missiles such as the Titan I and II and Jupiter from ground level or can take in an aerial view from an elevated platform that hugs the inside circumference of the gallery. As part of the museum's ongoing expansion efforts, the gallery also features a portion of the museum's space collection, including the Apollo 15 Command Module, Mercury and Gemini capsules, rocket engines, satellites and balloon gondolas.

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Sentinels of Freedom: Air Force Strategic Missiles
Aerojet Aerobee Rocket 
Dyna-Soar X-20A
ASV-3 ASSET Lifting Body
SV-5D PRIME Lifting Body
Manned Orbiting Laboratory
Moon Rock
Five Stars in Space: Hap Arnold's Rank Insignia Orbit Earth
Gen. T.D. White
Gen. Bernard A. Schriever
John H. Glenn Jr.
Rocket Propulsion
Dr. Robert H. Goddard
Rocket Engine Evolution
USAF Satellite Launch Vehicles
Minuteman 1A MK-5 Re-entry Vehicles
W53 Thermonuclear Bomb
Peacekeeper Re-entry Vehicles & Deployment Bus
Putting a Satellite into Orbit
Earth Satellites and Space Vehicles
Minuteman II Mission Procedures Trainer 
HAM's Undergarment & Flight Jacket
Advance Biomedical Capsule Training Couch
Space Hardware
Marquardt Space Sled
Gemini EVA Maneuvering Unit
Space Foods
Stargazer Gondola
Project MANHIGH Gondola
Excelsior Gondola 
Emergency Rocket Communications System
Inertial Guidance System for Thor IRBM


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