The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary "For All Mankind" Intarsia piece is located in the Apollo/Saturn V Center.
The piece is hanging near the entrance/exit to the moon garden.
Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first two people on the Moon. Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin, both American, landed the Apollo Lunar Module "Eagle" on July 20, 1969, at 20:17
This piece was commissioned by Nasa, through Scott G. Phillips. it will be on permanent display at the Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida after July 12th, 2019.
*Moon Wood While the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex sustained minimal damage during Hurricane Irma they did suffer one important loss. Their Moon Tree, which grew from a sycamore seed that traveled to lunar orbit during the Apollo 14 mission in 1971”.
The Kennedy Space Center will have a part of their tree forever inlaid in this Intarsia masterpiece.
*Blue Pine Blue dye used to enhance the color of the flag.I was fortunate to have several people help me with this piece. Stephen Catlett, my husband, took care of the business end of this adventure. Pete Ricci helped scroll saw thousands of parts. Marianne Vander Voord also cut pieces and helped apply finish to thousands of pieces. Stacy Stackhouse took many of the photos below and helped apply the finish. I couldn't have done it without all of you!
Judy has been commissioned to create Intarsia pieces worldwide. The most notable was the Calypso for Jacque Cousteau.
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