• Here I am, dressed in a yellow shirt.
  • Klatuu's flying saucer flew just behind the Smithsonian's Castle right here in 1951 version of The Day the Earth Stood Still.

Smithsonian Staff Photo

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Four thousand Smithsonian staff stood on the National Mall to pose for a photograph in the shape of the Institution's starburst logo. You can see additional images on the Smithsonian's website. Photo: Dane Penland, Smithsonian Institution

triotriotrio, SeanI.am, NICNICMICK, and 4 other people added this photo to their favorites.

  1. outtacontext 57 months ago | reply

    All of us were separated into the various elements of the logo. Here's a printout of the plan and here are the photographers high on the cherry picker taking our pic.

  2. outtacontext 57 months ago | reply

    Klatuu's flying saucer flies over the Smithsonian 59 years ago in The Day the Earth Stood Stil.

  3. Mr.TinDC 57 months ago | reply

    That's neat!

  4. JFGryphon 11 months ago | reply

    Wonderful photo.

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