August 16, 2013
Astronauts in Bathrobes

I love the readers of this site. In a post last week about how NASA prepared Alan Shepard for space, I noted that before donning a spacesuit, Shepard sat around in a bathrobe. I joked, “Where are those pictures, NASA?”
And then, last night, a reader (thanks, Adam!) sent this to my inbox: A picture of Alan Shepard (left) and John Glenn sitting in bathrobes. Aha.
Read more. [Image: NASA]

Astronauts in Bathrobes

I love the readers of this site. In a post last week about how NASA prepared Alan Shepard for space, I noted that before donning a spacesuit, Shepard sat around in a bathrobe. I joked, “Where are those pictures, NASA?”

And then, last night, a reader (thanks, Adam!) sent this to my inbox: A picture of Alan Shepard (left) and John Glenn sitting in bathrobes. Aha.

Read more. [Image: NASA]

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