Support the 

Astro Restoration Project

The Astro Restoration Project (ARP), a 501c3 non-profit organization, is an all volunteer effort, and relies on grants, sponsorships, and donations to help cover  the costs associated with the restoration and education and outreach effort.  This includes consumable supplies, such as Multi-Layer Insulation (MLI) tape and Aeroglaze Paint; transportation of hardware and support equipment; manufacturing of missing hardware components; and development of educational and outreach materials.

Interested in helping the Astro Restoration Project?  There are several ways that you can help the project and its mission:


The Astro Restoration Project is a large effort and we welcome sponsorship support from businesses and corporations.  Your support will be reflected on our website, social media, and outreach materials, as well as at the ARP exhibit at the US Space and Rocket Center.

If you are interested in sponsoring, please contact us at


We welcome donations of needed materials, technical expertise, specialized services, and, monetary donations to help with activities.  

If you are interested in donating materials, expertise, or services, please contact us at .

If you are interested in providing a monetary donation, you can donate through our secure link, which can be accessed through the button below.

NOTE:  As of April 2024, we are now registered as a non-profit with Fidelity Charitable!  If you have a Giving Account with Fidelity Charitable,  you can now grant money to the Astro Restoration Project.


We are looking for individuals to help in all aspects of the Astro Restoration Project, including hardware restoration, documentation and grant development, and education and outreach.  

If you are interested in helping as a volunteer with the Astro Restoration Project, please contact us at