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Rendezvous Docking Simulator

Hampton (Independent City), Virginia
County of Hampton (City).
National Register Number: 85002809
Resource type: Object.
Property type: Education - research facility. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Certified Local Government: NO

Statement of Significance (as of designation - October 3, 1985):
Constructed in 1963, this is the only surviving trainer used by Gemini and Apollo astronauts to practice rendezvous and docking techniques critical to the success of the Lunar Orbit Rendezvous technique for a moon landing.

Condition:
There are no threats to the landmark, but it has been mothballed.

There has been no change since the last reporting period.


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