We woke up this morning to a really nice day and decided to go to the zoo and Japanese gardens. However, when we got there we saw only school buses and zero parking spots. So we quickly decided to head over to NASA. We do have a membership after all.
It was a really good decision. There was a school from LA but that's about it.
This visit we decided to take the hour and a half tram tour.
Here is Mirek at the original Mission Control. We were in the viewing room where the families of astronauts would sit, as well as Presidents and a Queen. The new Mission Control is in the same building.
The red phone was used by a representative from the Department of Defense to update the Pentagon.
Next we got to see where the astronauts train in the Vehicle Mock-Up Facility. The parts for the entire International Space Station are here.
This is the Orion capsule which NASA plans to land (with a crew) on the Moon, an asteroid, and Mars.
A tree is planted for each NASA astronaut and certain prominent NASA employees who have passed away.
The Saturn Rocket.