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Lunar Landing Research Facility

Hampton (Independent City), Virginia
County of Hampton (City).
National Register Number: 85002808
Resource type: Structure.
Property type: Education - research facility. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Certified Local Government: NO

Statement of Significance (as of designation - October 3, 1985):
Constructed in 1965, this facility was used to prepare U.S. astronauts to land on the moon. It employed a mock Lunar Excursion Module attached to a fixed facility. The experience gained showed astronauts could master skills needed to land the LEM on the moon.

The Lunar Landing Research Facility has recently been upgraded to accommodate the research associated with the Constellation Project.

Upgrades to the facility for Constellation work.

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