Morning glories and rockets

Morning glory, engine

Snapshots from a recent ride.

Retired engine

Grindelia squarrosa

I’m not certain of the identification. G. squarrosa seems most likely.

Grindelia squarrosa

Near the center of town is the Cosmosphere. Here are some of the outdoor attractions.

Titan II GLV
Titan II, business end
A big nozzle
Nozzle interior
Mercury-Redstone Launch Vehicle

I saw an SR-71 through a window. I’ll need to spend more time there.

The National Guard building is a half-mile from the Cosmosphere. It’s nowhere near as impressive, but it did have this toy outside.

As usual, click to see the pictures larger and with better color. Right-click and open in a new window to see every little detail.