In a move sure to delight Star Trek fans who are also NASA fans, NASA’s crew poster for Shuttle Mission STS-134 is based on a Star Trek XI poster.
STS-134, the last shuttle mission, is due to launch July 29, 2010, at 7:51 A.M. EDT. On board will be Commander Mark Kelly, Pilot Gregory H. Johnson, Mission Specialists Michael Fincke, Greg Chamitoff and Andrew Feustel, plus Roberto Vittori, astronaut from the European Space Agency.
The mission of STS-134 (shuttle Endeavour), expected to last ten days, will be to deliver Express Logistics Carriers 3 and the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer to the International Space Station.
On the STS-134 poster, the astronauts are, from left to right: Feustel, Fincke, Kelly, Johnson, Vittori and Chamitoff
Below is the Star Trek XI poster for comparison.