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LCARS 24 07-11-2013 12:49 AM

Shuttlecraft Galileo 7 restoration completed
 
Here's a documentary about the original construction of the Galileo 7 shuttlecraft, just mentioning the start of its recent restoration.

Original Star Trek Galileo Spacecraft--Where Is It Today?

A gallery showing what it looks like now that restoration is complete:

Galileo restored photo gallery

A newspaper article:
Restored Star Trek shuttle getting closer to Houston

And the Facebook page of the restoration project:

Shuttlecraft Galileo Restoration

At Space.com:

http://www.space.com/21784-star-trek...-unveiled.html


kevin 07-11-2013 01:39 PM

Nice to see that. I think I recall a thread years ago with the video above showing it's state at that time and it was terrible. Nice someone spent some love and affection on it.

omegaman 07-11-2013 01:40 PM

Nice restoration job.

omegaman 07-11-2013 01:43 PM

I wonder if the Smithsonian will be interested in acquiring it.

NCC-73515 07-11-2013 03:05 PM

I wonder how much is original, considering the bad shape it was in...

Captain Tom Coughlin 07-11-2013 09:30 PM

that's pretty cool

LCARS 24 07-11-2013 11:36 PM

It will be on public display at Space Center Houston, the visitor center and museum adjacent to Johnson Space Center.

kevin 07-14-2013 01:28 AM

In fairness that means I'll never see it close up, but it's still been restored at least.

LCARS 24 07-31-2013 08:49 PM

I mentioned above that it was going to Space Center Houston. It's there now. Here' the Yahoo! hoopla on that:

Restored Star Trek ship Galileo arrives in Houston


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