Operations and Checkout Building (NRIS 99001636)

Address: NASA, John F. Kennedy Space Center, Kennedy Space Center, Florida. County/parish: Brevard.

1 contributing building.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places January 21, 2000.

Part of John F. Kennedy Space Center MPS (NRIS 64500111).

Also known as:

  • 8BR1693
  • Manned Spacecraft Operations Building (MSOB)

From Wikipedia:

Operations and Checkout Building
The Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building (previously known as the Manned Spacecraft Operations Building) is a historic building on Merritt Island, Florida, United States. The five-story structure is in the Industrial Area of NASA's Kennedy Space Center. Its facilities include the crew quarter dormitories for astronauts, and suit-up preparations prior to their flights. The other facility is a large spacecraft workshop used for manufacturing and checking activities on manned spacecraft. On January 21, 2000, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. (read more...)

Architectural styles:

  • International Style

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/99001636

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