Father and Son: STS-1 and STS-135

The picture we waited 30 years to complete. (hi reddit!)


UPDATE 7/14/2011: I've gotten many, many requests for permission to use the photo, so instead of responding to each individual request, I've changed the license on this picture to Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs. This allows you to download it and share it with others as long as you attribute the photo appropriately and do not change it in any way or use it commercially.


Thanks for all the positive feedback. We are humbled by the response!

  • Miguelar 4y

  • Ana-Marija (J is silent) 4y

    Fantastic idea!
  • Guillaume Coqueblin 4y

    what a story this picture tells !
  • Rusell Johnson 4y

    It's amazing!
  • JHStieglitz 3y

  • Salla bin 3y

    Absoluteley amazing :o) Great shot! Greetings from UK/Mark
  • Marcel van Hilten 3y

  • daffne44 3y

    Makes me want to cry. Well done! :-)
  • Louis C 3y

    Really cool, I like it.
  • Dominica69 3y

    This is astonishing.. and quite moving.
    Thank you.
  • Asiacamera 3y

    Wow that's cool !
  • Andrew Portisson 3y

    Very nice image.
  • Dirk Kiprik 3y

    I am completely baffled by the worlds love for digital.These pictures at top are a prime example of films superiority, and there are still these lazy people who refuse to face the truth. Go spend thousands of dollars on washed out pictures.What a waste of effort and money.It took me two wasted trips across the country with thousands of washed out photos for me to see the light.Film For me forever! I'm just waiting for the world to figure it out again.But i wont hold my breath...
  • Hello Chicago 3y

    I like film too but digital photography is improving. I think Lumix is the best camera out there.
  • big bear hotels 3y

    Looks like the son is wearing the same t-shirt. Did you save it for 30 years for this photo?
  • DH VTM 3y

    Excellent Photo
  • Hello Chicago 2y

    With all the Shuttles retired there can be no updates
  • Schoolbookdepository 2y

    I revisted this I love it so much.
  • Dave Emerson 1y

    I followed the launches while i lived in FL. It is sad that the shuttle program has ended. We seriously need to get back into space.
  • myra mcFarland 7mo

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Taken on July 10, 2011
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