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Robert Pearlman
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posted 10-12-2009 11:58 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
From Boing Boing:
Life.com has a great gallery of little models of spacecraft built by NASA engineers.
LIFE.com: Weirdly Beautiful Spacecraft Models

GoesTo11
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posted 10-12-2009 01:00 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for GoesTo11   Click Here to Email GoesTo11     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks for linking that, Robert... I sure wouldn't mind having Dr. von Braun's model collection.

Apollo Redux
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posted 10-12-2009 03:09 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Apollo Redux   Click Here to Email Apollo Redux     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Good post.

Henk Boshuijer
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posted 10-12-2009 04:29 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Henk Boshuijer   Click Here to Email Henk Boshuijer     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
quote:
Originally posted by GoesTo11:
I sure wouldn't mind having Dr. von Braun's model collection.
Is Wernher von Brauns model collection saved somewhere. Did they make his office into a museum exhibit?

Jake
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posted 10-12-2009 08:46 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Jake   Click Here to Email Jake     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks for posting this link - good stuff...

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Jake Schultz - curator,
Newport Way Air Museum (OK, it's just my home)

Jurg Bolli
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posted 10-13-2009 12:32 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Jurg Bolli   Click Here to Email Jurg Bolli     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Some of von Braun's models seem to be in the office that is preserved in the museum in Huntsville.

TRS
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posted 10-24-2009 09:47 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for TRS   Click Here to Email TRS     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
So do you recokon he had that gap in the ceiling put there to fit the size of the SV?

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