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Old 08-14-2022, 07:34 PM
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Default The Air Zoo Aerospace and Science Museum.

The Air Zoo Aerospace and Science Museum.
The Air Zoo is located in Kalamazoo, MI.

I went there twice while I lived in Lansing, MI.
I had to rent a car on both visits, I didn't own a car at the time.
I was impressed with the selection of aircraft hence my second visit.
Yesterday, they hosted some of the people who flew, serviced and had anything to do with the SR-71 Spy Plane.
I wish I was there.
They had two tiers of tickets, both included a chance to sit in the SR-71 pilots seat.
They were given a personal tour of the plane(i.e. spacecraft)
How cool is that!
X-15 and SR-71 crews were given Astronaut status for flying as high as they did.
Still mostly classified on how high and how fast they flew the SR-71 but there is a story of how slow they flew.
Good story.
Sounds like they did it right, but I'm not sure if they sold out completely?
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Old 08-15-2022, 06:55 AM
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SR-71 crews were given Astronaut status for flying as high as they did.


Not quite.

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