Saturn Wrapped in Dreams

Saturn Wrapped in Dreams

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Sunday, August 16, 2009

By Lee Roop

Times Staff Writer lee.roop@htimes.com

Art prof’s project to coat rocket with thousands of picturesque panels

Many people in Huntsville know of the artist Christo. His large art creations with wife Jean-Claude include wrapping the Reichstag in Berlin and the Pont Neuf bridge in Paris.

By this time next year, Christo may know of Huntsville, thanks to a local artist’s ambitious plan to “wrap” the 37-story tall Saturn V rocket model in front of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center.

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