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06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!

I'm pretty sure I have like 20 photos similar to this one but I don't care. It never gets old
#1

I'm pretty sure I have like 20 photos similar to this one but I don't care. It never gets old

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 11:55:33 2015
Exposure 1/30s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 10mm (Effective 16.0mm)
ISO 3200
Tags 20, don, gets, i, like, never, old, one, photos, pretty, similar, sure
I love seeing how the landing gear fits in
#2

I love seeing how the landing gear fits in

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 11:55:48 2015
Exposure 1/30s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 10mm (Effective 16.0mm)
ISO 3200
Tags fits, gear, landing, love, seeing
Insert belly rub joke here
#3

Insert belly rub joke here

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 11:58:17 2015
Exposure 1/25s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 10mm (Effective 16.0mm)
ISO 3200
Tags belly, insert, joke, rub
We got to touch samples of the thermal blankets! Not flown samples of course, but wow!
#4

We got to touch samples of the thermal blankets! Not flown samples of course, but wow!

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:14:07 2015
Exposure 1/30s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 24mm (Effective 38.4mm)
ISO 1600
Tags blankets, course, flown, got, samples, thermal, touch, wow
I want to make a bed out of it.. it was tough but squishy and sort of soft
#5

I want to make a bed out of it.. it was tough but squishy and sort of soft

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:14:25 2015
Exposure 1/30s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 24mm (Effective 38.4mm)
ISO 1250
Tags bed, make, soft, sort, squishy, tough, want
An unflown tile from the belly of the orbiter
#6

An unflown tile from the belly of the orbiter

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:15:29 2015
Exposure 1/40s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 24mm (Effective 38.4mm)
ISO 2500
Tags belly, orbiter, tile, unflown
Not only is this external tank foam, it's attached to a sample of external tank metal so you can get a sense of the challenge of insulating it
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Not only is this external tank foam, it's attached to a sample of external tank metal so you can get a sense of the challenge of insulating it

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:15:48 2015
Exposure 1/40s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 24mm (Effective 38.4mm)
ISO 2000
Tags attached, challenge, external, foam, get, insulating, it, metal, sample, sense, tank
Beta cloth! This is what the outer layer of space suits are made out of
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Beta cloth! This is what the outer layer of space suits are made out of

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:21:05 2015
Exposure 1/30s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 24mm (Effective 38.4mm)
ISO 2500
Tags beta, cloth, layer, made, outer, space, suits
Of course, I can't not take another whole batch of photos of the payload bay
#9

Of course, I can't not take another whole batch of photos of the payload bay

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:32:51 2015
Exposure 1/30s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 24mm (Effective 38.4mm)
ISO 320
Tags another, batch, bay, can, course, payload, photos, take, whole
This OMS pod has clearly put some years of service in
#10

This OMS pod has clearly put some years of service in

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:33:00 2015
Exposure 1/40s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 24mm (Effective 38.4mm)
ISO 800
Tags clearly, oms, pod, put, service, years
This is where the fuel, oxygen, and various other goodies enter the orbiter (and the external tank!)
#11

This is where the fuel, oxygen, and various other goodies enter the orbiter (and the external tank!)

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:33:18 2015
Exposure 1/30s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 24mm (Effective 38.4mm)
ISO 2000
Tags and, enter, external, fuel, goodies, orbiter, oxygen, tank, various
The worm logo is cool but I still prefer the so called "meatball" NASA insignia
#12

The worm logo is cool but I still prefer the so called "meatball" NASA insignia

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:33:23 2015
Exposure 1/40s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 24mm (Effective 38.4mm)
ISO 320
Tags called, cool, insignia, logo, meatball, nasa, prefer, still, worm
So much texture on those thermal blankets
#13

So much texture on those thermal blankets

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:33:36 2015
Exposure 1/40s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 24mm (Effective 38.4mm)
ISO 800
Tags blankets, much, texture, thermal
The payload bay door also serve as radiators so it's very important they open and close properly!
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The payload bay door also serve as radiators so it's very important they open and close properly!

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:33:44 2015
Exposure 1/40s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 24mm (Effective 38.4mm)
ISO 800
Tags also, bay, close, door, important, it, open, payload, properly, radiators, serve
The RCS thrusters look small compared to the overall orbiter but they're pretty sizable
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The RCS thrusters look small compared to the overall orbiter but they're pretty sizable

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:33:55 2015
Exposure 1/13s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 24mm (Effective 38.4mm)
ISO 3200
Tags compared, look, orbiter, overall, pretty, rcs, sizable, small, they, thrusters
Rockets big and small. In this show you see RCS, OMS, and SSME
#16

Rockets big and small. In this show you see RCS, OMS, and SSME

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:34:05 2015
Exposure 1/13s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 24mm (Effective 38.4mm)
ISO 3200
Tags big, oms, rcs, rockets, see, show, ssme
Those SSME engines are beasts
#17

Those SSME engines are beasts

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:35:40 2015
Exposure 1/30s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 10mm (Effective 16.0mm)
ISO 2000
Tags beasts, engines, ssme
Anyone in there?
#18

Anyone in there?

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:36:18 2015
Exposure 1/5s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 10mm (Effective 16.0mm)
ISO 3200
Tags anyone, there
It's almost like the view from the SRBs when they separate
#19

It's almost like the view from the SRBs when they separate

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:37:40 2015
Exposure 1/40s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 10mm (Effective 16.0mm)
ISO 2500
Tags almost, it, like, separate, srbs, view
You can almost imagine it in flight
#20

You can almost imagine it in flight

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:38:37 2015
Exposure 1/15s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 10mm (Effective 16.0mm)
ISO 3200
Tags almost, flight, imagine
This is.. an awkward little area
#21

This is.. an awkward little area

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:39:56 2015
Exposure 1/5s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 10mm (Effective 16.0mm)
ISO 1000
Tags area, awkward, little
So many tiles..
#22

So many tiles..

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:40:12 2015
Exposure 1/8s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 10mm (Effective 16.0mm)
ISO 1000
Tags many
Looking back at the body flap
#23

Looking back at the body flap

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/2.2
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:41:48 2015
Exposure 1/50s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 50mm (Effective 80.0mm)
ISO 1000
Tags back, body, flap, looking
That whole structure mounted to the aft portion of the payload bay is the airlock and docking mechanism
#24

That whole structure mounted to the aft portion of the payload bay is the airlock and docking mechanism

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:43:48 2015
Exposure 1/125s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 70mm (Effective 112.0mm)
ISO 800
Tags aft, airlock, bay, docking, mechanism, mounted, payload, portion, structure, whole
This is where the shuttle docks with the ISS or Mir
#25

This is where the shuttle docks with the ISS or Mir

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4.5
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:44:03 2015
Exposure 1/250s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 149mm (Effective 238.4mm)
ISO 2000
Tags docks, iss, mir, shuttle
I'm not sure what all these cables do..
#26

I'm not sure what all these cables do..

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/5
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:45:26 2015
Exposure 1/125s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 190mm (Effective 304.0mm)
ISO 3200
Tags cables, i, sure
I believe this is part of the mechanism that holds the payload bay doors closed
#27

I believe this is part of the mechanism that holds the payload bay doors closed

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/5.6
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:45:44 2015
Exposure 1/100s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 300mm (Effective 480.0mm)
ISO 3200
Tags bay, believe, closed, doors, holds, mechanism, part, payload
A nice big Atlantis panorama
#28

A nice big Atlantis panorama

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:47:27 2015
Exposure 1/30s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 10mm (Effective 16.0mm)
ISO 1000
Tags atlantis, big, nice, panorama
Topaz was surprised at how enormous the Hubble is
#29

Topaz was surprised at how enormous the Hubble is

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:48:31 2015
Exposure 1/30s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 10mm (Effective 16.0mm)
ISO 2000
Tags enormous, hubble, surprised, topaz
Moving on to the front of the vehicle..
#30

Moving on to the front of the vehicle..

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:49:01 2015
Exposure 1/40s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 10mm (Effective 16.0mm)
ISO 1000
Tags front, moving
I can peek inside! Those are actual controls in the flight deck!
#31

I can peek inside! Those are actual controls in the flight deck!

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/5.6
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:51:03 2015
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 300mm (Effective 480.0mm)
ISO 5000
Tags actual, controls, deck, flight, inside, peek
Looking in the flight deck windows
#32

Looking in the flight deck windows

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:51:29 2015
Exposure 1/200s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 81mm (Effective 129.6mm)
ISO 5000
Tags deck, flight, looking, windows
I want to flip those switches..
#33

I want to flip those switches..

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/5
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:51:46 2015
Exposure 1/40s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 190mm (Effective 304.0mm)
ISO 3200
Tags flip, want
This shot almost looks like it was actually taken in space!
#34

This shot almost looks like it was actually taken in space!

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:53:00 2015
Exposure 1/100s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 70mm (Effective 112.0mm)
ISO 640
Tags actually, almost, like, looks, shot, space, taken
Atlantis!
#35

Atlantis!

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:53:07 2015
Exposure 1/100s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 70mm (Effective 112.0mm)
ISO 1250
Tags atlantis
I love all the little details that add to the distinctive look. Stuff like that "danger" sign or the writing on the tiles never really register to the eye but when they're missing you know
#36

I love all the little details that add to the distinctive look. Stuff like that "danger" sign or the writing on the tiles never really register to the eye but when they're missing you know

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:53:22 2015
Exposure 1/160s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 100mm (Effective 160.0mm)
ISO 640
Tags add, danger, details, distinctive, eye, know, like, little, love, missing, never, really, register, sign, stuff, they, tiles, writing
Docking!
#37

Docking!

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:53:32 2015
Exposure 1/125s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 100mm (Effective 160.0mm)
ISO 1000
Tags docking
The rear of the payload bay. Good flag placement for photos!
#38

The rear of the payload bay. Good flag placement for photos!

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 12:53:43 2015
Exposure 1/125s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 100mm (Effective 160.0mm)
ISO 1000
Tags flag, good, payload, photos, placement, rear
I believe this is the actual external tank vent hood (aka "beanie cap"). It pulled away excess gases as the shuttle sat on the pad
#39

I believe this is the actual external tank vent hood (aka "beanie cap"). It pulled away excess gases as the shuttle sat on the pad

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 13:05:25 2015
Exposure 1/40s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 10mm (Effective 16.0mm)
ISO 2000
Tags actual, aka, away, beanie, believe, excess, external, gases, hood, pad, pulled, sat, shuttle, tank, vent
Looking up the left wing of Atlantis
#40

Looking up the left wing of Atlantis

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 13:06:14 2015
Exposure 1/30s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 10mm (Effective 16.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags atlantis, left, looking, wing
The vehicle is so enormous
#41

The vehicle is so enormous

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 13:06:26 2015
Exposure 1/30s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 10mm (Effective 16.0mm)
ISO 2500
Tags enormous, vehicle
Looking up at the body flap from below
#42

Looking up at the body flap from below

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 13:06:44 2015
Exposure 1/20s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 10mm (Effective 16.0mm)
ISO 3200
Tags body, flap, looking
Well.. this is intriguing!
#43

Well.. this is intriguing!

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/5
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 13:07:20 2015
Exposure 1/20s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 14mm (Effective 22.4mm)
ISO 3200
Tags intriguing
I couldn't quite fit the whole vehicle.. but it's still a nice shot!
#44

I couldn't quite fit the whole vehicle.. but it's still a nice shot!

Collection 06/07/15 - Viewing Space Shuttle Atlantis again, but this time with some hands-on demonstrations!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS 70D
Captured Sun Jun 7 13:07:30 2015
Exposure 1/30s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 10mm (Effective 16.0mm)
ISO 3200
Tags couldn, fit, it, nice, quite, shot, still, whole
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