Peterson Air & Space Museum, Colorado Springs Photos

The Peterson Air & Space Museum is located on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Given this base has been the epicenter of North American air defense, aircraft & missiles displayed cover air interception & detection. Satellite & electronic systems are also featured.

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Original Colorado Springs Municipal Airport building now Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Art Deco details of Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Edward J. Peterson Air & Space Museum entrance. Colorado Springs, CO.U.S. Air Force 50th Anniversary commemorative plaque at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Original Colorado Springs Municipal Airport building (1937) now Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO. Style: Art Deco.Art Deco details of Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Edward J. Peterson Air & Space Museum entrance. Colorado Springs, CO.U.S. Air Force 50th Anniversary commemorative plaque at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Aircraft collection at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Jet aircraft at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.North American F-86L Sabre Dog interceptor at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.North American F-86L Sabre Dog interceptor at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Aircraft collection at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Jet aircraft at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.North American F-86L Sabre Dog interceptor (1955) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.North American F-86L Sabre Dog interceptor (1955) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Northrop F-89J Scorpion jet at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Lockheed F-94C Starfire jet fighter at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star jet trainer at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Raytheon MIM-23 Hawk medium-range missile at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Northrop F-89J Scorpion jet (1955) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Lockheed F-94C Starfire jet fighter (1949) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star jet trainer (1948) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Raytheon MIM-23 Hawk medium-range missile (1959) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Martin EB-57E Canberra tactical bomber at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Martin EB-57E Canberra tactical bomber at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Western Electric MIM-3 Nike Ajax surface-to-air missile at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Western Electric MIM-3 Nike Ajax surface-to-air missile at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Martin EB-57E Canberra tactical bomber at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Martin EB-57E Canberra tactical bomber at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Western Electric MIM-3 Nike Ajax surface-to-air missile (1954) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Western Electric MIM-3 Nike Ajax surface-to-air missile (1954) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Western Electric MIM-14 Nike Hercules surface-to-air missile at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Boeing CIM-10A Bomarc surface-to-air missile at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Boeing CIM-10A Bomarc surface-to-air missile at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Antique beacon tower at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Western Electric MIM-14 Nike Hercules surface-to-air missile (1958) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Boeing CIM-10A Bomarc surface-to-air missile (1960) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Boeing CIM-10A Bomarc surface-to-air missile (1960) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Antique beacon tower at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Nose of Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Profile of radar domes of Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Nose of Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation (1953) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Nose of Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation (1953) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Profile of radar domes of Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation (1953) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Nose of Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation (1953) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Triple tail of Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Profile of radar domes of Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Interior of Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.radar console in Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Triple tail of Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation (1953) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Profile of radar domes of Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation (1953) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Interior of Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation (1953) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.radar console in Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation (1953) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Radar control panel in Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Spare vacuum tubes in Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Radar pulse transformer in Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Antique electronics in Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Radar control panel in Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation (1953) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Spare vacuum tubes in Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation (1953) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Radar pulse transformer in Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation (1953) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Antique electronics in Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation (1953) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Intelligence gathering section in Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Cockpit in Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Cockpit instruments in Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Avro CF-100 Mark 5C Canuck of Canadian Armed Forces at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Intelligence gathering section in Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation (1953) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Cockpit in Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation (1953) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Cockpit instruments in Lockheed EC-121T Warning Star Constellation (1953) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Avro CF-100 Mark 5C Canuck (1952) of Canadian Armed Forces at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Avro CF-100 Mark 5C Canuck of Canadian Armed Forces at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.McDonnell CF-101B Voodoo of Canadian Armed Forces at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom II at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom II at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Avro CF-100 Mark 5C Canuck (1952) of Canadian Armed Forces at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.McDonnell CF-101B Voodoo (1957) of Canadian Armed Forces at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom II (1963) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom II (1963) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Convair F-106A Delta Dart interceptor at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Curtiss P-40E Warhawk propeller fighter with Flying Tigers markings at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Curtiss P-40E Warhawk with Flying Tigers symbol at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Convair F-106A Delta Dart interceptor (1956) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle (1972) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Curtiss P-40E Warhawk (1941) propeller fighter with Flying Tigers markings at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Curtiss P-40E Warhawk (1941) with Flying Tigers symbol at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Curtiss P-40E Warhawk with Flying Tigers teeth at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Mural commemorating U.S. Army Air Force in WW II by Sgts. Bert W. Shelbourn & John Smith at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Leather flying jacket from WW II at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Unit patch on leather flying jacket from WW II at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Curtiss P-40E Warhawk (1941) with Flying Tigers teeth at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Mural commemorating U.S. Army Air Force in WW II by Sgts. Bert W. Shelbourn & John Smith at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Leather flying jacket from WW II at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Unit patch on leather flying jacket from WW II at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Radio controlled 1/10th scale replica of B-17F Flying Fortress at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Mounted bailout parachute handle at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Republic P-47N Thunderbolt prop fighter at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Wild Hair nose art of Republic P-47N Thunderbolt fighter at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Radio controlled 1/10th scale replica of B-17F Flying Fortress at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Mounted bailout parachute handle (1943) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Republic P-47N Thunderbolt prop fighter (1943) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Wild Hair nose art of Republic P-47N Thunderbolt fighter (1943) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Propeller of Republic P-47N Thunderbolt fighter at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Console for AN/FSS-7 radar system designed to detect Soviet launched missiles at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Semi Automatic Ground Environment radar control designed to detect Soviet bombers by NORAD at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Model of USAF Texas Tower Early Warning Radar System at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Propeller of Republic P-47N Thunderbolt fighter (1943) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Console for AN/FSS-7 radar system (1972) designed to detect Soviet launched missiles at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Semi Automatic Ground Environment (SAGE) radar control (1959) designed to detect Soviet bombers by NORAD at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Model of USAF Texas Tower Early Warning Radar System (1955-63) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
BMEWS Detector Radar Console used by Norad across Alaska & Canada at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Early Norad computing system at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Model of C119 recovery plane used to snatch Corona satellite spy film exposed in space by 102 of 144 missions at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Vela Satellite designed to detect nuclear detonation tests at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
BMEWS Detector Radar Console used by Norad across Alaska & Canada (1950s) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Early Norad computing system at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Model of C119 recovery plane used to snatch Corona satellite spy film exposed in space (1950-72) by 102 of 144 missions at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Vela Satellite designed to detect nuclear detonation tests (1963) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Defense Support Program satellite at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Space Surveillance Network chart of space objects at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Peacekeeper ICBM nose cone at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Retired missile launch control center at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.
Defense Support Program (DSP) satellite at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Space Surveillance Network chart of space objects at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Peacekeeper ICBM nose cone (1988-2005) at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.Retired missile launch control center at Peterson Air & Space Museum. Colorado Springs, CO.

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