Episode 521: The Powerfully Patriotic Atlantis

On this special, patriotic episode of Talking Space, Sawyer and Mark head to Florida for the grand opening of the Space Shuttle Atlantis exhibit at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor's Complex. On top of walking you througH the exhibit, we talk with the people who worked on the exhibit, designed it, organized it, and astronauts who flew on the shuttle. You'll hear what the grand opening sounded like and what the exhibit sounds like, including the grand Atlantis reveal. Interviews include KSCVC COO Bill Moore, KSCVC's Andrea Farmer, astronauts Bill Readdy, Ken Ham, and Jim Halsell, and more!

To view the image taken by Michelle Ham during the STS-124 launch, visithttps://twitter.com/spacechelle/status/343521922002333696/photo/1

Atlantis bathed in blue light at the new exhibit. Credit: Sawyer Rosenstein

A full view of Atlantis in her new home. Credit: Sawyer Rosenstein

Host this week: Sawyer Rosenstein. Panel Member: Mark Ratterman

Show Recorded 07/2/2013

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