Astro Biz: Space Needle

The Space NeedleMany businesses, products, and places have names rooted in space and astronomy. We’re featuring them regularly on Seattle Astronomy.

The Space Needle is Seattle’s iconic symbol. Built for the “Century 21” Worlds Fair in 1962, it has been the city’s exclamation point for more than half a century. The Needle draws one million visitors each year, which operators say makes it the number one tourist attraction in the northwest.

More info:

Do you have a favorite Astro Biz? Send us a photo and a brief description, and you may be featured in a future Astro Biz!

Astro Biz index