that NASA had such cool posters. Now I find out that it is a NASA tradition to make a cool poster for each flight. When I was in my twenties and NASA was gearing up, the Astronauts were made to seem as whitebread as possible. This impression was helped by all the astronauts being white guys – usually military. It was only after reading Tom Wolfe’s The Right Stuff that I realized this was a group of pretty wild guys. Of course! They were test pilots. High risk takers. And – apparently – geeks. Check them out.