A new building was setup in the Technic museum of Speyer to accommodate an exhibition about Space.
This exhibition is called « Apollo and Beyond ». The hall include the Buran OK-GLI, a test model of a BOR-5, a mockup of the Columbus module and many other things about the Russian, American and EUropean space program.
The museum bought the BOR-5 to his American owner:
Here is the atmospheric test model OK-GLI, its dimensions are really impressive:
Details about the landing gears:
Detail of the wing:
Front of the shuttle:
Rear of the shuttle:
At the rear of the shed there is some showcases with spacesuits and instrumental panel:
Ariane 4 tank:
Upper stage of Europa 2:
Downstairs there is full size mock-up of Columbus (European ISS laboratory) and training modul of the Spacelab:
Mockup of Ariane 5 and the ATV (European automatic cargo):
European IVA spacesuits (intra-vehicular activity):
In other part of the shed there is an area dedicated to the Apollo and Gemini space programs:
The historic of those programs is narrated along waymarked trail with panels and alterneted with spacesuits and stacks filled by many artefacts.
Stacks with different artefacts about those 2 programs:
On the first floor there is panels relating the history of the Apollo program and showcases Au premier niveau se trouve une série de panneaux retraçant l’histoire du programme Apollo et des vitrines with different objects such as a small piece of the reentry modul’s heat shield, lunar spacesuits pieces, …
There is also panels with reproductions of art work of some astronauts.
Replica of a lunar spacesuit:
Replica of a lunar Jeep:
The second floor is mainly dedicated to Soviet/Russian space flights and to the ISS. There is many russian spacesuits (reals), panels about some ISS missions and even heterogeneous like the gravity trousers.
Under spacesuit (include a tube grid to keap the cosmonaut warm):
IVA spacesuit (intra-vehicular activity) :
Hatch of the Soyuz spacecraft (between the orbital modul and the descent modul):
Thermal protection inside the payload bay of the American space shuttle: