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Challenger Space Center

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Why locals love it

Science enthusiasts galore will travel to the Challenger Space Center in order to discover more about outer space. There is a colossal space mural that stretches four stories high painted by Robert McCall. The galaxy gift shop has an extensive collection of exciting products related to space. The Astronaut Ice Cream is a renowned crowd favorite.

Why you should visit it

Explore many different exhibits such as the ASU meteorite exhibit, Atlantis space shuttle model, and the Iridium satellite model. Or you may choose to embark on a wild two hour simulated space mission to learn about outer space, mission controllers, and flight crews. The staff are exceedingly intelligent and are prepared to answer questions.

Special tip

You can buy an actual meteorite at the Galaxy Gift Shop

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