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A Tribute to a Denver Astronaut

My flight was delayed a couple of hours so I had time to kill and wandered around the different... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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B Gates station highlight

The statue of this famous astronaut is easy to stop in the middle of the B Gates train station. It... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Helsinki, Finland
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“ A Tribute to a Denver Astronaut ”
Aug 25, 2018
“B Gates station highlight”
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8500 Pena Blvd, Denver, CO 80249-6205
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My flight was delayed a couple of hours so I had time to kill and wandered around the different terminals in DIA. This statue was located as soon as I disembarked at the Terminal B tram station. People were rushing all around me that I...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s always interesting to see interesting sculptures in places you don’t usually expect them. You can’t miss this statue I f you are taking the tram to or from Terminal B. It is located right where you board the trams in Terminal B. Nice tribute...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

We noticed this Statue as we were going through the Denver Airport. This airport has lots of interesting Art Work hanging on the walls. Not sure of the meaning behind all of the Art Work and the Blue Horse outside of the Airport. Different kind...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

The statue of this famous astronaut is easy to stop in the middle of the B Gates train station. It is worth making a stop even if you were going to another station- trains operate frequently. Very well designed and implemented statue with a brief...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BeachStone2C
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Passing through the airport we were drawn to the statue of an astronaut in the central transfer area. The statue is of John Swigert, of Apollo 13 fame, the ill fated moon mission which experienced the explosion of an oxygen tank when 250,000 miles from...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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