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Duct Tape in Space!

Another slow start to the morning at the Museum of Flight so I found another case to sketch.  This one shows some small equipment taken into space.  Astronauts used them for training aboard the Full Fuselage (shuttle) Trainer (FFT). I’ve … Continue reading

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Thur @ Museum of Flight

How predictable.  It’s Thursday.  It’s a Museum of Flight sketch.  I keep saying I’m running out of views to sketch from my post near the door.  But I found something else within view.  It is a large model of the … Continue reading

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Press Day at Museum

My usual day at the Museum of Flight.  It was very busy.  Lots of visitors plus there was a special event for the press to tour the Space Shuttle Full Fuselage Trainer (FFT). Don King, President and CEO of the … Continue reading

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FFT nearly fully assembled

I’ve watched the pieces of the Space Shuttle Full Fuselage trainer arrive and be assembled and I’ve sketched these pieces and events before.  The FFT is the full size model of the Space Shuttle on which every astronaut trained.  The … Continue reading

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NASA Super Guppy

NASA’s Super Guppy delivered the crew compartment section of the Space Shuttle Full Fuselage trainer to the Museum of Flight on Saturday, 1 July. http://www.museumofflight.org/space-shuttle-trainer And then later in the week, after my volunteer shift, I sketched the FFT in … Continue reading

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Sketch of “Thing One” from the Space Shuttle FFT

Mid April:  When I told Don about seeing the first piece of the Shuttle Trainer, he referred to it as “Thing One” as there were 2 more of the same engine bell mockup delivered.   After my shift at the Museum … Continue reading

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