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heng44
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posted 07-28-2012 01:51 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for heng44   Click Here to Email heng44     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote

Artist Bob McCall, participating in NASA's art program, works on a sketch of STS-1 astronauts John Young and Bob Crippen undergoing suit-up operations a few hours before the scheduled first launch of the Space Shuttle Columbia on April 10, 1981.

Ed Hengeveld

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posted 07-28-2012 02:20 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for uk spacefan   Click Here to Email uk spacefan     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
As someone who has taken up painting as a hobby in the last couple of years, I was very interested when I saw this photo and had to check out Robert McCall's website and researched the painting of STS-1...

Thanks for sharing Ed.

Philip
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posted 07-29-2012 05:13 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Philip   Click Here to Email Philip     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Any idea if there were artist(s) to make drawings of the Pioneer and/or Voyager spacecraft while these were encapsulated.

Pioneer and Voyager were truly pioneering missions...

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