Astronaut Hall of Fame - September 16th, 2007

KSC Visitor Center         Astronaut HOF         Launch Pads:   Mercury - Gemini - Apollo

In the 1980s, the six surviving Mercury 7 astronauts
conceived of a place where space travelers could
be remembered

The 1st American in space, Alan B. Shepard Jr.

Gus Grissom's Mercury 4 spacesuit

Shirra's Mercury 8 Sigma-7 capsule, launched 10/3/62

Mockup of the two-man Gemini capsule

Gemini Astronaut's spacesuit

Astronaut's personal artifacts are on display . . .

as well as tools and clothing used during missions

Apollo 14 command module Kitty Hawk sent Shepard,

. . . Roosa, & Mitchell to the moon in February, 1971

Over 66 astronauts have been inducted into the Hall

The first class inducted in 1990 were the Mercury 7

Robert Crippen took the Texas jersey on STS-1

Various astronaut's fighter pilot helmets

Listing of each of the Navy, Marine, and Air Force
officer astronauts

Coats, Hawley, & Hoffman are the latest class
inducted on May 5, 2007

Alan Bean (Apollo 12 & Skylab II) added the wall mural