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Friday, July 22, 2011

Roosevelt Island Summer Outdoor Movie Series Showing Star Trek This Saturday Night At Firefighter's Field - Beam Me Up Scotty, Final Landing Of Space Shuttle Atlantis


Outdoor Summer Movies are back this Saturday evening at Roosevelt Island's Firefighter's Field.

 View of Firefighter's Field Outdoor Movie From Above

According to the Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC):
Come out THIS SATURDAY and enjoy the continuation of the Summer Movie Series with the FREE screening of “Star Trek”. Special guest DJ playing old school jams and classics beginning at 7:00 P.M. The show starts at 8:00 P.M. at Firefighter's Field, so be there early with your blanket and chairs for a good spot. There will be food, snacks and drinks available for purchase. Don't forget to come prepared with your Star Trek knowledge, prizes await those who can prove they're a fanatic. Must be 16 years of age or older to participate. For the full list of movies visit: http://rioc.ny.gov/pdf/SMS2011.pdf
Come join the crew of the Space Ship Enterprise for a fun evening at Roosevelt Island's Firefighter's Field.

Roosevelt Island Outdoor Movies Coming up later this summer are:
8/6/11 - Up (Rain Date: 8/14/11)
8/20/11 - Tron (Rain Date: 8/28/11)
9/3/11 - The Incredibles (Rain Date: 9/4/11
With the final flight and landing of the Space Shuttle Atlantis taking place earlier this week, did you know that according to Astro Engine:
Space Shuttle Enterprise was the first ever shuttle to be constructed. It never made it into space, it was used purely for atmospheric test flights, but Enterprise was a significant craft. Originally NASA planned to designate the shuttle Constitution, but after a a sustained write-in campaign, NASA changed its name in honour of the Starship Enterprise from the original series of Star Trek. In 1976, the USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) was being captained by Captain Kirk (played by William Shatner), and some of the original series actors were at the roll-out ceremony in Palmdale manufacturing facility in California....
Here's the final landing of the Space Shuttle Atlantis from NASA TV.



Beam me up Scotty.

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