Calling The Countdown

USF Alumnus George Diller is set to deliver the final countdown to the Space Shuttle Atlantis, which will mark the end of the shuttle program.

 

TAMPA, Fla. (July 8, 2011) – George Diller, who has been on the public relations staff at the Kennedy Space Center since 1979 and is a University of South Florida graduate, is prepared to deliver the final countdown to the Space Shuttle Atlantis.

 

The St. Petersburg Times featured Diller in a front page story Friday, saying Diller has prepared a special send-off after the final launch countdown of three, two, one.

 

At lift-off Friday morning, the commentator had these words: "The final lift-off of Atlantis. On the shoulders of the space shuttle, America will continue the dream."

 

Read the Times article by clicking here.