Space Environment Simulation Laboratory

Also known as: Space Environment Simulator Laboratory
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

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Description 

This laboratory was designed, built, and used for thermal-vacuum testing for all U.S. manned spacecraft of the Apollo program era. Full-scale flight hardware could be tested here in ways that were essential for the safety of astronauts and the success of the space program. For further information, see . -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, October 3, 1985

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 3, 1985
Reference number
85002810
Areas of significance
Other; Engineering
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic functions
Air-related; Research facility
Periods of significance
1950-1974; 1975-2000
Significant years
1965; 1985

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