Mission accomplished: Mt. Airy patch delivered to space station

NewsWorks wants to congratulate Mt. Airy resident Jennifer Choy for getting her homework sent into space. When Choy was a student at Drexel University she had the chance to design a patch for the final space shuttle mission STS-135.

This all happened because the crew commander, who just returned to earth, is Chris Ferguson, a Drexel alum. He asked the students at the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design to come up with a patch. He liked Choy’s design and said he would have a patch made to take on his final mission. He also promised to drop off a patch to the International Space Station (hear live audio).

We don’t know where the patch actually is. It might be inside the space station kitchen drawer for all we know. But we’d like to see a big version of it pasted on the outside for all extraterrestrials to see.

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