Missiles Removed from Outside, A&I

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Summary

"Rocket Row" or "Missile Row" is dismantled as the Jupiter-C and Vanguard space boosters, which had been on exhibit at the Arts & Industries Building for nearly 15 years, are moved to the Silver Hill facility for refurbishing and repainting in anticipation of their exhibition at the new National Air and Space Museum building.

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building)
  • National Air and Space Museum

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Torch, 12/1974, p. 1

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

November, 1974

Topic

  • Artificial satellites
  • Rocket Row
  • Exhibitions
  • Grounds
  • Jupiter-C Rocket
  • Rocketry

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