Apollo 11 mission control consoles land in Kansas, await restoration

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (KSNW) – More than a dozen of the nations’s most famous space history pieces are now at the Cosmosphere, awaiting restoration.

“As a national historic landmark, it’s incredibly important that we preserve this,” said Cosmosphere President and CEO Jim Remar.

On Monday morning, crews worked to unload about 15 original Apollo 11 control room consoles. The consoles are the same ones used during the first moon landings.

“It’s as if you are working with something...

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