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Tracking and Data Relay Satellite

Tracking and Data Relay Satellite

Back in the 1980s NASA developed and deployed a system to improve space to ground communications for both manned and unmanned space flight. The Tracking and Data Relay Satellite took on the acronym TDRS (pronounced tee-dris) and remains highly successful in the transference of data...

Religious Art Exhibit

Religious Art Exhibit at The Met - 1
Religious Art Exhibit at The Met - 1

In today's post we head back to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC where there is a huge exhibit of religious art.  As one might imagine, many of the items on display date back centuries. There are hundreds and hundreds of artifacts and works of art on display in this very large exhibit, but today I simply want to provide a couple of images of the entrance to this section of the museum.

This is the view as you enter the exhibit area. The majority of these precious items are in sealed cases. Great for protecting them but not so great for photography. Occasionally you can find a situation where the lighting is nice and there are no reflections and other unwanted elements to deal with.

Religious Art Exhibit at The Met
Religious Art Exhibit at The Met

Above you can see doorways leading down other corridors. There are so many rooms and corridors in this section that you could spend the entire day viewing this one exhibit alone.

Thanks so much for visiting. I hope you have a great day ahead!

4-4-2011 8-19-18 PM
4-4-2011 8-19-18 PM
4-4-2011 8-19-18 PM
4-4-2011 8-19-18 PM