Max Faget Home - 1962

Birthplace of the Space Shuttle

Built in 1962, and originally owned by Maxime A Faget was the director of engineering and development at NASA Space Center, today known as John Space Center. 

In 1969 Faget was tasked with creating a prototype for  a reuseable spacecraft to reduce mission costs. Faget built a model of the spacecraft from paper, glue & Balsa wood. 

The home is a Mid-Century Modern structure.