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America's achievements in space at shown at Naval museum
NAS PENSACOLA -- America's achievements in the space race are now showcased at the National Naval Aviation Museum.
A replica of the lunar module is the centerpiece of the exhibit.
It's surrounded by other artifacts, including the basket used to lift the Apollo Eleven Astronauts into a helicopter, after they splashed down.
They also have video and audio recordings from the time to help visitors feel the excitement and pride of the first manned mission to the moon.
Hill Goodspeed/Naval Aviation Museum: "Really tells the story of that time in American history, a really exciting time when man went to the moon and a time of great technological advancement and courage."
The new exhibit showcases the museum's new interactive approach in telling the story of Naval Aviation.