This Rendering shows the first U.S. Manned Space-craft Center now under construction at a cost of over 200 million dollars. It is located at Clear Lake near Houston, Texas.
Photo Courtesy of Brown and Root.
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The Manned Spacecraft Center was built in 1963. On February 19, 1973, the center was renamed The Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in honor of the late U.S. president and Texas native, Lyndon B. Johnson.