August 18, 2011
The crew of STS-121 attended opening day of the 12th "X Games" in Los Angeles Aug. 3, discussing their recent mission to the International Space Station with students and athletes. Astronaut Mark E. Kelly, pilot, stands at the edge of the signature 80 foot high "Big Air Jump" skateboarding ramp - location for one of the event highlights. The crew's visit also included presentations at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the California Science Center.
Topics: Disaster Accident, STS-121, Astronaut, Spaceflight, Mark E. Kelly, Skateboarding, Jet Propulsion Laboratory