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13. Photographing the Space Shuttle with Stan Honda
13. Photographing the Space Shuttle with Stan Honda

Have you ever dreamed of photographing rocket launches at Cape Canaveral? In this episode Maggie interviews renowned photographer Stan Honda about his experiences shooting launches of the Space Shuttle. Stan takes us to the Kennedy Space Center and recounts some humorous anecdotes all while giving us useful photography tips and techniques. And Maggie and Stan discuss why Florida’s weather is worth enduring.

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AAASky is the Amateur Astronomers Association‘s podcast for astronomy fans in New York City and beyond. Join co-hosts Maggie and Stanley as they interview club members, prominent scientists, and personalities on the New York astronomical scene. Topics range from current space missions, night sky observing, astrophotography, cosmological research—plus AAA news and messages. Join us every other week to find out what’s happening above, with AAASky.

Maggie Machinsky


Stanley Fertig



Founded in 1927, the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York is a 100% volunteer-run 501(c)(3) non-profit that promotes the study and public awareness of the cosmos through observing, education, outreach, astrophotography, and more.

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