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Shuttle blog blasts off

Original post made by Todd Heapy, Downtown North, on Jul 1, 2011

See that mischievous and handsome kid on the right in that photo over there?? That's me 30 plus years ago proudly displaying my NASA t-shirt. A lot has changed since then except for one thing: I'm still a nut for anything that can go 17,000 miles an hour. I am of course speaking of a Space Shuttle and this week I will make my long desired trip out to see the very last launch of this historic and iconic space craft.

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Posted by Denise
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jul 4, 2011 at 8:08 am

Way to go cuz! Have an amazing time and keep us posted on this event!

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Posted by Aunt Judy
a resident of another community
on Jul 5, 2011 at 5:57 pm

A dream doesn't get much better than that. Anxious to hear more and see photos. Speaking of photos....wasn't that one of you and Jay taken like 5 minutes ago??? Such adorable and sweet boys. Be safe. Much love, AJ

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Posted by The Colonel
a resident of another community
on Jul 5, 2011 at 8:36 pm

Way to go Todd...don't forget my T-Shirt...POP

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Posted by Val and Kenney
a resident of Downtown North
on Jul 6, 2011 at 8:00 pm

TSHIRTS???? I want one too! Ok just kidding. It's funny that you wanted to be a pilot and had eye troubles. I wanted to be a pilot and the eye doctor told me the same thing. We have more in common than just being downtown north neighbors and friends. Thanks for the great posts. Can't wait for the photos. Val

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