shuttle atlantis

NASA
12:25 pm
Fri July 8, 2011

Texan’s Embroidery Art Enters Space Aboard Shuttle Atlantis

A print of this embroidery blasted off into space this morning aboard the Shuttle Atlantis.
Photo by Rachel Hobson http://www.flickr.com/photos/11707873@N00/

Imagine that your two biggest passions are crafting and outer space. What would be the most awesome way to send off the final launch of the Shuttle Atlantis? For former Austinite Rachel Hobson, it was having a print of her embroidery hitch a ride on the spacecraft that went into orbit this morning. She also got to witness the launch in person.

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