STS-134 Does Star Trek with New Poster

by Nancy Atkinson on March 17, 2010

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Look familiar? Crew poster for STS-134. Credit: NASA

I love the crew posters that NASA has been creating lately, and this one is especially cool. If you are a Star Trek fan, you likely will recognize the pose that Commander Mark Kelly and his crew are assuming. If not, take a look below.

Star Trek movie poster. Credit: Paramount

Find all the crew posters at the NASA Spaceflight Awareness product page. And try not to download too many! They’re all great.

Right now, STS-134 has a targeted launch date of July 29, 2010. But STS-131, -132 and -133 are in line first, and right now we’re waiting to hear word on whether Discovery for STS-131 will have to be rolled back off the launchpad to fix a faulty helium valve in the right Reaction Control System. Additionally, one of STS-134′s payloads is scheduled to be the $2-billion Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, but possible design problems could delay the launch of this much-anticipated instrument which could help find antimatter and test the Big Bang theory. Stay tuned!


Nancy Atkinson is Universe Today's Senior Editor. She also is the host of the NASA Lunar Science Institute podcast and works with Astronomy Cast. Nancy is also a NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador.

Jon Hanford March 17, 2010 at 2:42 PM

Phasers on stun!

Micah Sittig March 17, 2010 at 6:21 PM

All men…

chichiki123 March 18, 2010 at 12:10 PM

Do you see the different ethnic people in the star trek poster? thats how it should be done in real life

Silver Thread March 18, 2010 at 5:41 PM

Uh I see several nationalities represented chichi, or are you just quibbling because they all have a similar skin tone?

chichiki123 March 19, 2010 at 3:47 AM

Roberto Vittori is scheduled to be the last non-US astronaut to fly on the Shuttle so i dont see several nationalities now or nor in the future hehe

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