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Man and Space Exhibition

Man and Space Exhibition

This hands-on, get-aboard space experience features original artifacts, replica space hardware and interactive displays used in the space arena.

 

Step inside the authentic Excalibur-Almaz Space Capsule, the russian spacecraft that orbited earth twice. This spacecraft was developed as part of the Soviet Union military space program.
This project was available with the help of the partnership between the Heinlein Society and the Ramon Foundation.

 

Excalibur Almaz space craft

 

 

Try out this Russian training spacesuit that makes life possible in the vacuum of space. It is easy to get into and to get photographed dressed for your spaceflight challenge.

 

Space Suite

 

Watch the unique collection of paintings by Andrey Sokolov - the Russian artist documenting space flight history and depicting space fiction.

 

The Sokolov Paintings collection

 

Embark on a virtual journey in space; if you want to experience what it is like to be a spacecraft commander, don't forget to wear these unique glasses.

 

Virtual reality experiance

 

In memory of Ilan Ramon, the first Israeli astronaut on the Space Shuttle Columbia that broke apart during reentry into the atmosphere: take a look at some of the objects that survived the crash, such as his helmet, his favorite music discs and more.
Observe the original MEIDEX multispectral camera that helped Ilan Ramon measure small dust particles (dust aerosols) in the atmosphere over the Mediterranean and the Saharan coast of the Atlantic.
These items are on loan from the Ministry of Science Space Agency.

 

Ilan Ramon DIsplay

 

Look at an amazing display of the sputnik replica, the first satellite launched into space by the Soviet Union in 1957.

 

Deep Sky by Michael Zukran
Watch a spectacular display of recorded images of astronomical objects taken by Michael Zukran. If you look closely, you can see Michael's innovative astrophotography gear and special equipment.

 

Michael Zukran Astronomical photography gear