A new NASA exhibit in Brazil should bring together more than 300 authentic artifacts from the Apollo 11 mission, which first took humans to the moon in 1969. See photos
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NASA lands in Brazil on April 21 for a launch space adventure, the country’s second lunar invasion exhibition. After Sao Paulo in 2021, this time the amusement park will be in Canela, in Serra Gacha.
The exhibit at RS is expected to bring together more than 300 authentic items from the US space agency, including rocket turbines, control tables and a replica of the rocket that carried the Apollo 11 mission to the moon in 1969.
Just like the original, the capsule is 35 meters high and cost R$1 million to install in the park. The pieces on display are part of a lease agreement with NASA, which made the resources available for 10 years.
A special pre-opening session will allow fans to meet former US astronaut Charles Duke, who was on a mission to the moon in 1972.
Altogether, the fair will cost around R$30 million and will take place in a structure covering an area of 4,000 square metres. Work started in February 2022.
The ticket price was not disclosed, but it is expected to attract up to 300,000 visitors annually. Up to 400 people will be able to visit the park at the same time. Pre-order starts February 25th.
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