May 9, 2013 AT 7:34 am

8 Questions for ‘Star Trek’ Superfans Restoring Galileo Shuttlecraft

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8 Questions for ‘Star Trek’ Superfans Restoring Galileo Shuttlecraft @ Space.com.

Two “Star Trek” fans are a couple of weeks away from fully restoring the last surviving large set piece from the venerable 1960s TV show.

Adam Schneider and Alec Peters are refurbishing the 24-foot (7.3 meter) long Shuttlecraft Galileo used to shuttle the crew of the Starship Enterprise back and forth from the ship.

SPACE.com spoke with Schneider and Peters about the restoration, the American space program and what “Star Trek” means to them.


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