The National Museum of the US Air Force is preparing to display the Space Shuttle Crew Compartment Trainer (CCT), which was donated to the museum by NASA. The museum has selected an Ohio company, Display Dynamics, to build a full-scale mockup of the cargo bay and tail section, as shown in the following artist’s conception. The complete mockup will cost $1.5 million.

Shuttle Crew Compartment trainer exhibit planned for National Museum of the US Air Force

The Crew Compartment Trainer, which is being displayed temporarily in the museum’s Cold War Gallery, arrived at the museum by Super Guppy last month. It will eventually be displayed in a new Space Gallery in the museum’s fourth hangar, a $48 million structure scheduled for completion in 2015. A 60-seat classroom/theater is also planned as part of the Shuttle exhibit.

Written by Astro1 on September 8th, 2012 , Museums

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