Photographs from the Grand Opening of the
Moonshot Space Museum, Lower North Side, Pittsburgh

Saturday, 2022 October 15, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT / 13:00 to 20:00 UTC

(Images source: Friends of the Zeiss; Photographer: Glenn A. Walsh)

Dedication Ceremony

Museum Entrance

Observation Windows from Museum
Into Astrobotic Clean Room

Museum Exhibits

Moonshot Space Museum Dedication Ceremony

Welcome by Moonshot Space Museum Executive Director Sam Moore

Ed Gainey, Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh, welcomes the exposure of this new technology to young people.

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Dr. Lori Glaze, Director of Planetary Science Division, Science Mission Directorate, NASA
Dr. Glaze sees this new museum as a way to spur curiosity in visitors. She said she hopes visitors, particularly young people, will visit the museum and ponder how they can fit in the new space exploration profession.
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Young Manchester cheerleaders cheered-on the opening of the Moonshot Space Museum.

LAUNCH! Students from the North Side's Perry High School use a science experiment which launched colored foam several feet in the air, from four large, science beakers, to launch the opening of the Moonshot Space Museum:
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Commemorative patch given to each person who attended the Moonshot Space Museum Dedication Ceremony.

A couple tables, outside the Moonshot Space Museum, staffed by local non-profit organizations supporting the opening of the Museum:
Assemble, A Community Space for Arts and Technology, Garfield *** The Carnegie Science Center, Lower North Side

Outside table with children's activities.

Moonshot Space Museum Entrance, Co-Located with Astrobotic Technology Entrance

Museum Entrance: Photo 1 *** Photo 2 *** Photo 3

Moonshot Space Museum Admissions and Gift Counter

Moonshot Space Museum Observation Windows Viewing Engineers and Technicians
Working on Spacecraft in Astrobotic Clean Room

Clean Room Observation Windows: Photo 1 *** Photo 2 ***** Two engineers work on Astrobotic Peregrine Moon Lander, in the Astrobotic Clean Room.

Moonshot Space Museum Exhibits

1:30-scale model replica of the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Vulcan Centaur Rocket, which will launch Astrobotic's Peregrine Moon Lander into Outer Space early in 2023:
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Astrobotic CubeRover, which allows companies, governments, universities, non-profits, and individuals to send payloads to the Moon at a reasonable cost.

Maps of Near and Far Hemispheres of the Moon, highlighting lunar landing missions.

Mapping the Moon

Explore the Lunar Surface

Future Possible Lunar Habitats

Hydration Station - Regarding importance of finding water (H2O) on the Moon.
(Includes Moonshot Space Museum's public drinking fountains!)

Space Debates: How Would You Decide Public Issues in Outer Space?

Famous Astronomy Researchers and Space Explorers

Tables with Children's Activities: Photo 1 *** Photo 2 *** Photo 3 *** Photo 4

"Hope Moonshot" - Visitors write messages of hope, which will be scanned onto a memory card and sent to the Moon on an Astrobotic spacecraft: Photo 1 *** Photo 2

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Photographs from the Grand Opening of the
Moonshot Space Museum, Lower North Side, Pittsburgh

Saturday, 2022 October 15, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT / 13:00 to 20:00 UTC

(Images source: Friends of the Zeiss; Photographer: Glenn A. Walsh)

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