Photos from DC...

Gene Kranz's waistcoat from the Apollo 13 mission.

The arming key from, and the last remaining piece of, Sputnik.

This is TV3, which was supposed to be America's first satellite, but the rocket exploded on the pad, hurling the satellite 300 yards. One of the technicians noticed a strange bleeping noise after the put the fire on the pad out, and found the rather battered satellite in a swamp.

The very first production F1 engine.

Apollo GNS, guidance and navigation system designed and built at the Charles Stark Draper lab at MIT and installed in the command module. The Mercury equivalent was the size of a small van.

This is the TV camera from Surveyor 3, which the astronauts rather forcefully removed during the Apollo 12 moon landing and returned to Earth.

Mockup of the equipment rack in the Hubble telescope, used in the neutral buoyancy tank in Houston to train the spacewalk crew...... .

Liquid oxygen injector plate from an F1 engine.

A bit of wood from the 1903 Wright Flyer which went to the moon on Apollo 11.

Al Sheperd's original Mercury suit. As peed in by the man himself....

Space Shuttle made form a shuttle thermal tile...

original NASA HQ...

..and currnet NASA HQ in DC

Apollo moon suit, and Gene Cernan's lunar overshoes, the only worn pair returned to Earth.

"big Joe" Mercury boilerplate, heatshield testbed

Freedom 7 II - the only flight-ready complete Mercury capsule

Bob Carltin's stopwatch form the Apollo 11 landing

Anita the Skylab 3 spider...

The original capsule indicator from the Mercury Control Center tracking board