On Thursday, December 27th I was given a tour of the continuing progress of the new Atlantis exhibit hall at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. The 100 million dollar building, which has yet to be officially named, will tell the story of the Space Shuttle Program through movies, interactive exhibits and displays. The centerpiece […]Read more "Work continues on the final home of Atlantis"
Although 2011 saw the end of the exciting Space Shuttle launches, 2012 would still see plenty of cool launches and the deliveries of each shuttle orbiter to its respective museum. I would meet many amazing people along the way and continue to share the exciting times with others.Read more "Best Photos of 2012: Spaceflight"
On Friday, April 6th me and a handful of other members of the media were given the incredibly rare opportunity to enter the space shuttle Endeavour while the orbiter was powered up. This allowed us to photograph the flight deck, which includes Multifunction Electronic Display Subsystem (MEDS), more commonly known as the “glass cockpit”, all […]Read more "Shuttle Endeavour Powered for one of the Final Times"
Last week I made the trip to Washington, D.C. with the main goal of taking a few final photos of Space Shuttle Enterprise on display at the Smithsonian’s Udvar Hazy Center annex before she makes the trip to New York City in mid-April. Space Shuttle Enterprise will be replaced by Discovery, a veteran of 39 missions […]Read more "National Air and Space Museum"
In the following weeks I will be posting my favorite photos of 2011 in a series of blog posts. I will start out the series by showing my favorite Space Shuttle photos of the year. The following photos document the final days of an iconic program – America’s Space Shuttle Program. From 1981 – 2011, […]Read more "Best Photos of 2011: Space Shuttle"
The USAF Thunderbirds were in town to perform the pre-race flyover for the Daytona 500. During a brief break of on track action I headed over to the Daytona Beach Airport for a quick media event with the pilots and support crew. We only had about 25 minutes to talk to the crew and take […]Read more "25 Minutes with the USAF Thunderbirds"