Today’s featured photo of the day! The feature is: NASA Retro Mission Patch Party
We are celebrating the Mars Landing! Mars!! How nice. We are blessed to be in the USA! This is the final patch photo. . .A recap with montage photos to follow.
Facebook Party – Celebrate Mars Launch in a NASA Retro Mission Patch Party
Shuttle AtlantisMaiden flight: Launch date: October 3, 1985 (STS-51-J)Period: 1.5 hoursLaunch site: Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex LC-39ALanding date: October 7, 1985 at Edwards Air Force Base, Runway 23Perigee altitude: 475 kilometres (295 mi)Apogee altitude: 484 kilometres (301 mi)Crew size: 5Members: Karol J. Bobko, Ronald J. Grabe, David C. Hilmers, Robert L. Stewart, William A. PailesNo. of missions: 33Crew members: 207Miles Traveled: 120,650,907 (32 flights, through STS-132)Earth Orbits: 4,648 (32 flights, through STS-132)Time in Space: 293 days, 18;29;37 (32 flights, through STS-132)The last flight of the Atlantis was the final flight of NASA until this year. It was the STS-135 which flew July 8, 2011 to July 21, 2011.
A recap and montage of the NASA Retro Mission Patch Party to follow!!
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