John P. Stapp Air & Space Park
On Long-term Display at the New Mexico Museum of Space History
Named after International Space Hall of Fame Inductee and aeromedical pioneer Dr. John P. Stapp, the Air and Space Park consists of large space-related artifacts documenting mankind's exploration of space.
Examples of exhibits include the Sonic Wind I rocket sled ridden by Dr. Stapp and the Little Joe II rocket which tested the Apollo Launch Escape System.
At 86 feet tall, Little Joe II is the largest rocket ever launched from New Mexico.
Also on exhibit at the New Mexico Museum of Space History
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