Category: deke slayton

Here’s some of my favorite pictures of my favo…

Here’s some of my favorite pictures of my favorite astronauts in no particular order since today marks six years since I’ve wanted to become one of them and yeah I just love them a lot so enjoy

Happy birthday to Deke Slayton, the Godfather …

Happy birthday to Deke Slayton, the Godfather of the Astronaut Corps  who would’ve turned 95 today!

winking-at-the-moon:

winking-at-the-moon:

Hahaha aw

astronautfashions: Deke Damn Slayton will wea…

astronautfashions:

Deke Damn Slayton will wear whatever he wants to the Conestoga press conference.

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ryannightnightbergara:

ryannightnightbergara:

the height of men’s fashion was whatever the hell was going on with pants and collared shirts in the 70s

we’re never going to beat this so can we please just stop trying

Oh

Make no mistake, folks.

There can be only one.

(16 April 1970) — Discussion in the Miss…

(16 April 1970) — Discussion in the Mission Operations Control Room (MOCR) dealing with the Apollo 13 crewmen during their final day in space. From left to right are Glynn S. Lunney, Shift 4 flight director; Gerald D. Griffin, Shift 2 flight director; astronaut James A. McDivitt, manager, Apollo Spacecraft Program, MSC; Dr. Donald K. Slayton, director of Flight Crew Operations, MSC; and Dr. Willard R. Hawkins, M.D., Shift 1 flight surgeon.

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gusgrissom:Deke and Ed at North American Aviation, 1966

gusgrissom:

Deke and Ed at North American Aviation, 1966

lightthiscandle: In the summer of 1979, Rhea Seddon and Deke…

lightthiscandle:

In the summer of 1979, Rhea Seddon and Deke Slayton were sent as the astronaut representatives for the Paris Air Show. According to Rhea, the duo were dubbed “the odd couple.”

Anyhow, the Deke story she shares here is fascinating to me. You very rarely, if ever, hear about Deke being eccentric.

humanoidhistory: TODAY IN HISTORY: Happy Birthday, NASA! The…

humanoidhistory:

TODAY IN HISTORY: Happy Birthday, NASA! The National Aeronautics and Space Administration became operational on October 1, 1958.