A ride on board Discovery

24 Feb

It was good today to hitch a ride onboard space shuttle Discovery, for her final flight. Not literally of course (I couldnt get the time of work) but I liked the engagement campaign Nasa has been running.

You key in some details and an image and you then get a ‘launch’ video. Heres mine.

Whats really cool about this is that if you come back to the site when then shuttle returns to Earth, and key in a code , which they give you after the launch video, then you get a certificate to say you’ve been on the mission.

I think thats a really cool way of getting people to go back to the site.


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  1. sss « Johnnys Blog

    5 June 2011 at 8:50 pm

    […] which basically allowed you to register some details and, in return they flew, in digital form, your face on board Discovery, during STS-133, her final flight into space. After she came home safely, I returned to NASAs […]