Astrodome
Houston, United States

Astrodome in Houston (Texas, USA) - stadium, the dome

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Houston, Texas, USA

Date of build

April 12, 1965 - date of opening

  • Other building names: Harris County Domed Stadium
  • Building type: Stadium, Dome
  • Architectural style: Modern
  • Material: Concrete, steel
  • Cost: 35 million dollars
  • Height: 63 meters
    how many meters have AstrodomeScale
  • Area: Ok. 9 acres
  • Architect: Walter P. MooreLockwood, Andrews and NewmanJohn G. TurneyRobert J. Cummins Office
Astrodome description and facts:

The stadium is 216 meters in diameter and has a capacity of 62 439 seats.

For stadium lighting you need as much electricity as it would be enough for lighting a city of 9,000 inhabitants. However, the fan placed in the center of the dome processes about 762,000 cubic meters of air per minute.

Astrodome was the first stadium in the world with a roof placed directly above the pitch.

After the collapse of the stadium in 1989, it was rebuilt for $ 60 million, additional ramps and places were added.

June 15, 1976 the match was interrupted due to flooding the pitch. On April 28, 1965, Lindsey Nelson commented on a match from a gondola placed on top of the dome.

On the field there is plastic grass, which was later named Astroruf.

Official website: http://nrgpark.com/reliant-astrodome

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Alexhblpf
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Alexhblpf
14 years ago
Hello, my name is Alex, i'm a newbie here. I really do like your resource and really interested in things you discuss here, also would like to enter your community, hope it is possible:-) Cya around, best regards, Alex!
Japanese Girl
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Japanese Girl
15 years ago
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oi lu kontol atau pepek
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oi lu kontol atau pepek
15 years ago
Kontol lu pade, kayak pepek bahasanya, susah dimengerti, pake bahasa inggris dong kali - kali! dasar kontol, kalempong
ty
#4
ty
15 years ago
chętnie bym na takim pograła w gałę z kumplami:)
pestusia
#3
pestusia
15 years ago
kopoła jest świetna ale Polskę niestety nie stć na wybudowanie takiej samej lub podobnej u nas w kraju
Pitol
#2
Pitol
16 years ago
niestety nie zbuduja takowego..z kilku przyczyn..brak funduszy. druzyny godnej grac na takim obiekcie i ludzi ktorzy by przychodzili na mecz;p bo 60 tys ludzi to za duzo jak na polskie realia
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#1
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16 years ago
mogliby zbuować taki w polsce

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