Best Photos of 2013: Spaceflight

It is hard to believe that another year has already passed since I presented my favorite spaceflight photos of 2012, and wow, what a year that was with the Space shuttle delivery flights around the United States! This year however I got to focus on launches, five of them to be exact from the West […]

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Work continues on the final home of Atlantis

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 […]

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Best Photos of 2012: Spaceflight

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.

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The sun sets on Endeavour as she heads into retirement on the West Coast

All good things must come to an end, that saying could not not have been any more true when it came to photographing the Space Shuttle Program. Last week I photographed space shuttle Endeavour as she was ferried across the country on-top of a modified Boeing 747 known as the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft for […]

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Shuttle Endeavour Powered for one of the Final Times

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 […]

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National Air and Space Museum

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 […]

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Best Photos of 2011: Space Shuttle

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, […]

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