ianbrooks

ianbrooks:

Space Classics Symphony Advertisement by showpony

A series produced for the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, which will be playing such sci-fi classics as 2001: A Space Odyssey, the theme from Superman, Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, The Return of the JediClose Encounters of the Third Kind, and Star Trek. Check out all the details and full setlist at aso.com.au. And if anyone reading this can attend, please bootleg me a copy of the show, kthx.

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jtotheizzoe
jtotheizzoe:

9 Weird Things NASA Flew on Space Shuttles
The list includes such oddities as:
The home plate from Shea Stadium, former home of the Mets, in 2009.
Carbonated Beverage Dispenser Evaluation (or how to drink Coke in space)
Buzz Lightyear spent 468 days at the International Space Station. Infinity and beyond, indeed.
Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber flew on STS-120. 
Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s ashes flew on STS-52, where they freely orbited the Earth 160 times before being brought back onboard Columbia.
More oddities at the link!

jtotheizzoe:

9 Weird Things NASA Flew on Space Shuttles

The list includes such oddities as:

  • The home plate from Shea Stadium, former home of the Mets, in 2009.
  • Carbonated Beverage Dispenser Evaluation (or how to drink Coke in space)
  • Buzz Lightyear spent 468 days at the International Space Station. Infinity and beyond, indeed.
  • Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber flew on STS-120. 
  • Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s ashes flew on STS-52, where they freely orbited the Earth 160 times before being brought back onboard Columbia.

More oddities at the link!