Tuesday, April 26, 2016
This exciting and truly historic image, featuring the 23 foot long restored Star Trek TOS Galileo shuttlecraft prop/exterior filming set on display beside the decommissioned United States Space Shuttle Enterprise (OV-101) - which of course was the first Space Shuttle Orbiter built for NASA and was named after the Star Trek starship - comes to us courtesy of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Complex in New York City.
The Galileo was recently transported to the Museum's Space Shuttle Pavilion, on temporary loan from it's permanent home at NASA's Space Center Houston, so that it can be part of the Intrepid Museum's upcoming exhibit, Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience, which opens in July. According to the museum's webpage regarding the exhibit, which may be viewed at http://www.intrepidmuseum.org/Startrek.aspx :
Posted by Gerald Gurian at 3:17:00 PM