Dave Scott’s 1971 AstroVette Featured at the Corvette Chevy Expo 2021

On March 13 and 14, 2021, spectators will have a chance to view Apollo XV Astronaut Dave Scott’s 1971 AstroVette at the Corvette Chevy Expo held at the Galveston Island Convention Center, 5600 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Texas 77554. Show hours are Saturday 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM and Sunday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

Texas-based collector Danny Reed is a lifelong NASA enthusiast. His collection encompasses Astronaut Corvettes. It started when he spotted Alan Bean’s car on a GMAC lot in Austin. One of his most recent additions to his collection is Apollo XV Astronaut Dave Scott’s 1971 AstroVette.

You can read about Dave’s AstroVette on the Corvette Chevy Expo blog.

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Here are some photos of Apollo XV Astronaut Dave Scott’s 1971 AstroVette

Apollo XV Astronaut Dave Scotts 1971 AstroVette on display at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green KY
Apollo XV Astronaut Dave Scotts 1971 AstroVette on display at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green KY
AstroVette Sales receipt from Rathmann
AstroVette Sales receipt from Rathmann
This photo appeared in the June 1971 issue of Life Magazine This is the text under the picture of the astronauts Corvettes Next to the brand new red white and blue Chevrolet Corvettes belonging to Apollo 15s three astronauts James Irwin Alfred Worden and David Scott left to right the LRV looks homely but also quite functional The cost of designing and producing three Rovers one for each of the three final Apollo missions plus spare parts and other paraphernalia was 800000 almost twice the contractors original estimate
This photo appeared in the June 1971 issue of Life Magazine This is the text under the picture of the astronauts Corvettes Next to the brand new red white and blue Chevrolet Corvettes belonging to Apollo 15s three astronauts James Irwin Alfred Worden and David Scott left to right the LRV looks homely but also quite functional The cost of designing and producing three Rovers one for each of the three final Apollo missions plus spare parts and other paraphernalia was $37800000 almost twice the contractors original estimate

Photos of Apollo XV Astronaut Dave Scott’s 1971 AstroVette when Danny Reed Found it…

Alfred Wordens 1971 Apollo XV Corvette when Danny Reed Found the AstroVette
Alfred Wordens 1971 Apollo XV Corvette when Danny Reed Found the AstroVette
Alfred Wordens 1971 Apollo XV Corvette when Danny Reed Found the AstroVette
Alfred Wordens 1971 Apollo XV Corvette when Danny Reed Found the AstroVette
Alfred Wordens 1971 Apollo XV Corvette when Danny Reed Found the AstroVette
Alfred Wordens 1971 Apollo XV Corvette when Danny Reed Found the AstroVette
Alfred Wordens 1971 Apollo XV Corvette when Danny Reed Found the AstroVette
Alfred Wordens 1971 Apollo XV Corvette when Danny Reed Found the AstroVette
Alfred Wordens 1971 Apollo XV Corvette when Danny Reed Found the AstroVette
Alfred Wordens 1971 Apollo XV Corvette when Danny Reed Found the AstroVette
Alfred Wordens 1971 Apollo XV Corvette when Danny Reed Found the AstroVette
Alfred Wordens 1971 Apollo XV Corvette when Danny Reed Found the AstroVette
Alfred Wordens 1971 Apollo XV Corvette when Danny Reed Found the AstroVette
Alfred Wordens 1971 Apollo XV Corvette when Danny Reed Found the AstroVette
Alfred Wordens 1971 Apollo XV Corvette when Danny Reed Found the AstroVette
Alfred Wordens 1971 Apollo XV Corvette when Danny Reed Found the AstroVette
Wordens car was featured and displayed as a Barn Find at the 2018 Galveston CorvetteChevy Expo across Beans totally restored Corvette
Wordens car was featured and displayed as a Barn Find at the 2018 Galveston CorvetteChevy Expo across Beans totally restored Corvette
Astronaut Alan Beans 1969 Corvette at the 2018 Galveston Corvette Chevy Expo
Astronaut Alan Beans 1969 Corvette at the 2018 Galveston Corvette Chevy Expo

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