Lone Star Flight Museum receives historic NASA shuttle simulator for permanent exhibition

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A piece of NASA history made the steady trip to the Lone Star Flight Museum on Tuesday, where it is being permanently housed and on display for space enthusiasts.

The Shuttle Mission Simulator Motion Base, or SMS-MB, was captured on camera by SkyEye as it made the slow approach to the museum located next to Ellington Field in southeast Houston.

According to the museum, the SMS-MB was integral throughout NASA’s run for its space shuttle program. It was first used in the 1970s to support the first shuttle mission in 1981.

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