Apollo astronauts in the lunar theatre
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Charlie Duke - Apollo 16 LMP
Ed Mitchell - Apollo 14 LMP
Fred Haise - Apollo 13 CMP
Dick Gordon - Apollo 12 CMP
Tom Stafford - Apollo 10 Commander
Jim Lovell - Apollo 13 Commander
I was taking a picture of Dick Gordon, and wouldn't you know Jim Lovell walked through the picture without me even noticing until later when I was reviewing the pictures.
Dick Gordon and his mission patch above him
Looking up into the descent engine of the Lunar Module
One of the RCS quads on the service module
Business end of the service module
My brother Dean in front of th service module in the Saturn V museum.
Service module engine bell from directly behind.
Lunar sample from Apollo 15, estimated age: 3.7 billion years (collected by Jim Irwin).
Lunar sample from Apollo 17, estimated age: 3.7 billion years (collected by Harrison Schmitt).
Alan Shepards space suit used during his Apollo 14 moonwalks
The Apollo 14 Command Module
My brother Dean in front of the Apollo 14 command module.
The watch Roger Chaffee was wearing at the time of the Apollo 1 fire.
The astronaut memorial at the KSC Visitor Center.
Business end of the Saturn V second stage.
Me giving the shuttle landing sim a try at the Astronaut Hall of Fame museum (my landing was top score of the day :-) ), but not a very good sim IMHO. F-Sim on my IPhone is 10x better!
Discovery and 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft at the mate/demate device.
Just prior to sunrise at Shuttle Landing Facility waiting for Discovery to taxi out.
T-38 Escort takes off
Discovery taxis out and down the runway where it will turn around and takeoff on Runway 15.
Discovery taxis past us.
Discovery on the take off roll runway 15
Heading south after take off for the Patrick AFB flyover before returning to KSC for the Visitor Center and SLF Runway final flybys.
Discovery's advance plane which will fly ahead making sure weather is good and it is safe for Discovery to follow.
Low pass over the rocket garden at the KSC Visitor Center
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Discovery and the crescent moon at sunrise over the visitor center
Discovery on the low pass over runway 33