Category Archives: technology

Christmas Eve preps if described by NASA’s Mission Control

The link below is an audio file I preserved from my days working at Kennedy Space Center on the Space Shuttle. Don’t remember where I got it from, but I choose to keep it alive by posting it every year at about this time. It explains the … Continue reading

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Wow!

I saw this and had to pass it along: Meet Jarno Smeets, a mechanical engineer who has invented a device that allows him to takoff, fly and land like a bird with what he calls a “semi human powered flying device”. He … Continue reading

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Jun 23, 2009- NASA SCA pilot’s story

Got this in an email at work and thought I would share it with you. I was wondering what he was doing up there while we were on the runway! Normally they don’t do fly bys. NASA 747 pilot shares … Continue reading

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May 18, 2009- Cool shot looking into the sun

Just another photo of the sun– But if you look close, you can see Atlantis as it was positioning to catch the Hubble. Pretty cool!

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Apr 24, 2009- Sun N Fun pics of our display area

Worked SNF on Wednesday and Thursday- was nice talking to people and trying to sell airplanes. Hope to generate some sales from it. We had a good spot near the F-14 between the parking area and the main display area … Continue reading

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Apr 24, 2009- New stuff going on

Working out at the pads now that Endeavour rolled out from the OPF. Mosquitoes haven’t come out yet, but expect to encounter them soon. Atlantis is on Pad A (in the foreground) and Endeavour is on Pad B standing by … Continue reading

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Podcast: If Christmas eve were briefed by NASA’s Mission Control

I had this audio file for a couple of years now and like to post it around this time of year- it is a funny clip of how Santa’s mission would sound if NASA were to describe it. Not many people … Continue reading

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