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Fraser
2010-Apr-06, 05:30 AM
Even though today's space shuttle launch took place during the early morning hours (Kennedy Space Center local time) the post-launch celebration meal for the launch control team consisted of hearty helpings of beans and cornbread. But that's nothing new. Every single successful space shuttle launch since the very beginning of the shuttle program [...]

More... (http://www.universetoday.com/2010/04/05/a-space-shuttle-tradition-thats-full-of-beans/)

Swift
2010-Apr-06, 03:23 PM
I had never heard about that. Great story.

Hey, it is lunch time, at least in my timezone - I wonder if I can find some beans and cornbread around here?

RGClark
2010-Apr-14, 05:08 PM
Even though today's space shuttle launch took place during the early morning hours (Kennedy Space Center local time) the post-launch celebration meal for the launch control team consisted of hearty helpings of beans and cornbread. But that's nothing new. Every single successful space shuttle launch since the very beginning of the shuttle program [...]

More... (http://www.universetoday.com/2010/04/05/a-space-shuttle-tradition-thats-full-of-beans/)

Fortunately, that's not the traditional meal on the enclosed shuttle itself:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6dm9rN6oTs

B.C. :-)

KaiYeves
2010-Apr-15, 01:20 AM
This is a great little detail. I'm totally going to use that in a story I'm writing about STS-1.