In the days preceding the final launch, KSC accepted stamped envelopes to hand cancel on the big day. They sold decorated envelopes and stamps (the Mercury issue with Alan Shepard) to make the covers there, but I presume they accepted … Continue reading
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I’ve done posts on the mission patch tradition in general (highlighting a few patches) and the STS-135 mission patch with symbolism explained. This examines some of the high and low points of patch design. I apologize in advance for any irreverence.
Here is a group picture of all 150 STS-135 NASA Tweetup attendees. It was just after 7:00 so we appeared on several national morning news shows who were doing live shots of the countdown clock. I’m about four over from … Continue reading
I thought I’d seen enough ‘super cool’ shuttle images in the past month to be a little jaded. I was wrong. Here is an incredible collection of shuttle pictures: historic, more recent, some slightly mundane, but some the best images … Continue reading
I hope you are as excited to watch this launch as I am, be it from Florida, the TV, or where I watched several: from my computer screen watching a NASA live link. And hopefully, I’ll be able to post … Continue reading