1964/65 NYWF

Rocket Thrower in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park with Unisphere in Background

New Rocket Thrower Page

The Rocket Thrower sculpture is one of a handful of objects remaining in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park from the 1964/65 New York World’s Fair. Created by Donald De Lue, the bronze statue stands 43 feet high and is located along the Court of the Astronauts hurling a rocket toward the Unisphere.

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