December 17, 2014

NASATweetup – Paying it Forward

Father and Son: STS-1 (1981) and STS-135 (2011)

Over the course of NASA's 30-year Space Shuttle program, many millions of people from around the world witnessed a Shuttle launch live in Florida. Families and friends camped in public parks, people flocked to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and Astronaut Hall of Fame, tourists joined established tours to the NASA Causeway, and native Floridians simply stepped outside or took their boats/other watercraft out on launch day. People even managed to view Shuttle launches from Florida's … [Read more...]