Wapakoneta, Ohio: Big Space Helmet and Moonprint

Accompanying the 11-foot-high helmet, which was unveiled in July 2022, are handprints of all four frogmen who retrieved the Apollo 11 astronauts from the ocean, and a granite tile with a replica of the first moon footprint.

Address:
3 Perry St., Wapakoneta, OH
Directions:
Downtown, on the south side Auglaize St., at its intersection with Perry St.
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Astronaut helmet.

Big Astronaut Helmet

A large astronaut helmet has been added to the entrance of a parking lot at the intersection of Auglaize and Perry Streets. There is also a monument to the moon landing beside it, in black granite.

[Kitsa, 09/09/2022]

Accompanying the 11-foot-high helmet, which was unveiled in July 2022, are handprints of all four frogmen who retrieved the Apollo 11 astronauts from the ocean, and a granite tile with a replica of the first moon footprint.


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