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Only in OK Show


Aug 10, 2020

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On today's episode of the Only in OK Show, we discuss Stafford Air & Space Museum in Weatherford, OK.
 
The Stafford Air & Space Museum is named after Lt. General Thomas P. Stafford.  General Stafford is a veteran of four space flights, recipient of the Congressional Space Medal of Honor, and commander of Gemini IX & Apollo 10.
 
The center has an incredible assortment of space related items on display including actual Titan II rocket launch vehicles, a Gemini flight suit, space food, survival items flown to the moon on Apollo 11 and the actual flight pressure suit General Stafford wore on Apollo 10.
 
The museum has an actual swatch and piece of the propeller of the original Wright Flyer taken to the moon by Neil Armstrong.
Other displays at the Stafford Air & Space Museum in Weatherford include flown aircraft, including a Russian MiG21R, A10, F104, F16. Full-size replicas displayed include the Wright Flyer, Spirit of St. Louis, Apollo Command Module, and Gemini spacecraft. The museum also features an Educational Center, flight simulation computer lab and more.
 
https://staffordmuseum.org/
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Phone: 580.772.5871
 
Weatherford, Oklahoma is a vibrant, small city located in Southwestern Oklahoma, just off of Interstate 40, and an hour west of Oklahoma City. Weatherford was named one of the top-ten fastest growing small cities in the United States.
 
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