April 21, 2011 TheUniversityof Memphis celebrated Earth Day Thursday. From left, Price Wright and Anna Chachanidze, of the Barbara K Lipman School admire a model of the Dream Rocket, a 365 foot Saturn V Moon Rocket covered a giant patchwork quilt. Artwork in which is submitted to the Dream Rocket project, ultimately will be assembled together side by side to create a single massive 32,000 sq. foot cover in which will wrap a 365 foot Saturn V Moon Rocket at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Volunteers & participants are currently working steadily to collect between 5,000 & 8,000 handmade artworks from individuals, schools, & groups around the world. The wrapping date will be in May and June of 2014.
Photo by Mike Maple
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Day In Pictures – April 21, 2011