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         March 1970 was the opening of Alabama's most popular paid tourist attraction-The Alabama

 Space and Rocket Center. (now called the US Space and Rocket Center) Owned by the State of Alabama

 it was an adventure in making learning about space fun for children and adults. It exceeded this goal and Spacecamp

was launched in the 1980's. Enjoy these 1970's memories of the early days of the center. The Alabama Space

and Rocket Center opened 5 years after the failure of the Space City USA Themepark 5 miles to the west of the

 facility which was a commercial venture. The new Space and Rocket Center facility had first-class Smithsonian

-style exhibits and NASA Tours. Please feel free to submit addition photos of 1970's exhibits, people and souvenir

shop valuables to lance@huntsvillerewound.com. For official NASA photos from this era please go to nasa.gov

1970's TV ad

 

1970's photos (taken in the Alabama Space and Rocket Center/Marshall Spaceflight Center campuses)

 

 

 

 

 

 

      

 

 

                                  

 

 

 

 

Gift Shop items sold in the 1970's        looking for more!!!!!

 

     

              

            

Dennis "visits" the Alabama Space and Rocket Center 1971/1979

                                           

 

Feature on early 1960's Theme-Park that never opened-- "Space City USA" click here

 

              Pictures of Miss Baker Click Here

 

Pictures of Huntsville's Von Braun Space Program era click here

 

 

looking for more 1970's pictures. Please email lance@huntsvillerewound.com

 

 

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