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Ryan Calhoun on March 8, 2008

The flag was added to the Vehicle Assembly Building in 1976, along with the Bicentennial emblem (together requiring 6000 gallons of paint). It measures 209 feet by 110 feet. The star field alone is the size of a professional basketball court. Each stripe is as wide as a lane of traffic.

eme jota on March 10, 2008

Dios mio! Es enorme! Gracias por la informacion Ryan!.

Ryan Calhoun on March 10, 2008

¡Sí, es grande! Es la bandera más grande representada jamás, y NASA tuvo que consultar con el ejército para ser cierto fue perfecto antes de pintarlo. (¿Es correcto, jamás? The largest ever.)

Saludos, Ryan

May Margrit B. (Swis… on March 19, 2008

Everything is larger in the USA than elsewhere. :-) May

Ryan Calhoun on March 19, 2008

I suppose that's true, too much space to know what to do with. :)

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  • Uploaded on March 8, 2008
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    by Ryan Calhoun
    • Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
    • Taken on 2008/01/02 12:11:40
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/1600)
    • Focal Length: 105.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/16.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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