Houston, Texas: NASA-Themed McDonald's

A giant fiberglass astronaut performs a space walk above a McDonald's near NASA's LBJ Space Center.

1421 NASA Rd 1, Houston, TX
Southeast Houston. NASA Parkway, west of Saturn Lane and the LBJ Space Center.
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Astronaut with french fries.

NASA-Themed McDonald's

It's a standard McD inside, but with a space theme kids area.

[Dana, 07/07/2014]
McDonald's Astronaut

The astronaut is not inflatable! It is built of fiberglass by Houston-based artist John Knott. He has built many other sculptures in Houston, including dino bones, the Giant Swallowtail Caterpillar (he has a small plaque next to it, but most of his work is uncredited) and "Dung Hill" at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, and the "Skeleton Man on a Bicycle" at the Houston Health Museum.

Also, his work "Hot Rod Heffer" is part of the Houston Cow Parade.

[A. Braun, 06/19/2013]

Astronaut atop McDonald's.

NASA-Themed McDonald's

There is a giant astronaut atop a McDonald's near NASA.

[Sarah, 07/14/2010]

The gold-visored astronaut clutching an order of Large Fries looks suspiciously like an Inflatable. There may be other space-themed attractions on this approach to NASA's Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center.

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