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Space Shuttle – The Retro Mission . Today, the last Space Shuttle started successfully to the last shuttle mission ever. This posting is dedicated to all the brave men and women who explore space - from high above, from the surface of our planet or our moon, with satellites, with telescopes, with high tech computers or with slide rules. . About 30 years ago, when I was Little Xeno instead of Mr. Xenomurphy, the first Space Shuttle, the Columbia, lead us all into a new era of space science. As a fan of astronomy and LEGO®, I tried to combine both interests by building my own Space Shuttle. Now listen kids, cause you might not believe what I tell you: There was no internet in the early 80s, no Google (to find Shuttle pictures), no Bricklink (to order missing pieces), no TV news channels (that constantly repeat Shuttle clips), not even a VCR to tape the Shuttle lauch in order to get pictures. So we had to build everything from our memory of something that we saw once or twice. That is the main reason why my Shuttle looks more like the Empire State Building with wings and not much like the real thing. My most valuable sets in the 80s were the Classic Space sets and the yellow castle. That explains why my Shuttle wasn’t black and white. Like I said, no Bricklink. I apologise for the unusually bad picture quality, but as you might already guess, there were no digital cams in the 80s. Right. I got the earth picture from this free NASA service Visible Earth . Bricks in Space: The Endeavour carried the first LEGO® sets ever launched into space. More sets were on board the Atlantis, the last Shuttle ever. You can find more about it here .

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