|Flushing Meadows Corona Park, NYC Photos Gallery - Page 1|
|At Flushing Meadows Corona Park is the Unisphere, a stainless-steel globe above a reflecting pool with fountains. Although you won't see this fountain filled throughout the year it's a beaut with or without it.||The 3 orbits encircling the globe signify the paths of artificial satellites. The Unisphere stands 140 feet tall and was presented at the 1964 World's Fair which took place within Flushing Meadows.|
|Photo above left includes the Unisphere as well as the New York State Pavillion in the background underwhich is a skating rink.||Photo above right
shows the 1964 Time Capsule on which the inscription reads:
Buried alongside the 1938 capsule, this container holds an additional 50,000 Microfilm Pages, Tranquilizers, one Checkered Bikini, Credit Cards, a Fifty Star American Flag, Tektite, Beatles record "A Hard Day's Night", Birth Control Pills, Plastic Wrap material from Echo II Satellite, Kent Filter Cigarettes, Detergent, Freeze Dried Foods, Irradiated Seeds, A Plastic Heart Valve, An Electric Toothbrush, And Desalted Pacific Ocean Water.
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