Where in the nave of the cathedral will I find a gift from Apollo 11 - Astronaut Michael Polk and what is that gift?

1 Answer | Add Yours

Top Answer

krcavnar's profile pic

krcavnar | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted on

If you enter Washington National Cathedral at the main entrance, the Space Window is located along the south aisle.  The Space Window is a visual celebration of human scientific discoveries.  The glass window depicts a dark sky with stars and planets and was created to commemorate space travel.   At the center of the large red circle is a piece of lunar rock.  The rock was brought back by Apollo 11 and was given as a gift to the National Cathedral.  You can see the map of the cathedral and a picture of the Space Window at this site http://www.nationalcathedral.org/pdfs/families.pdf

We’ve answered 317,685 questions. We can answer yours, too.

Ask a question