Dave Akerman

By daveake

A Small Step For A Small Man

In 5 weeks time I'm going to launch a model Bruce McCandless astronaut, attached to an MMU (Manned Maneuvering Unit), attached to a weather balloon, to replicate the first untethered spacewalk he performed 34 years ago.

I bought the model (a rare Revell one) a few weeks ago, and am assembling and painting it now.  Having painted his boots, I needed somewhere to put his legs to allow the paint to dry ...

  • 0
  • 0