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Kansas museum sends restored NASA consoles home to Texas


HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Mission control consoles used by NASA to guide trips to the moon are being restored by experts in Kansas and will soon be returned to the control room in Houston, Texas, where they were used from the 1960s through the 1990s.

SpaceWorks specializes in the restoration and replication of spacecraft and space artifacts, and is affiliated with Cosmosphere, the space museum and STEM education center in Hutchinson, Kansas. Spaceworks crews have restored 19 NASA mission control consoles over the last year and a half, the Hutchinson News reported.

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