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News Archive / Author: Andy Sokol

Andy Sokol earned a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering and a Master’s degree in Space Systems from Florida Institute of Technology. He dedicated the first nine years of his career working hands-on with NASA’s Space Shuttle fleet as an orbiter structures/airframe engineer. Photography was one of his hobbies during his education & career, and his unique visual perspectives of the space shuttle quickly became highly respected. As his portfolio grew & diversified, Andy formed TurboFox Photography in 2009 to provide fine art & portrait services. He participates in juried art shows across Florida, through which he has received multiple awards.

Articles By Andy Sokol

  • Our SpaceFlight Heritage: Discovery’s triumphant, final return

    March 9th, 2014

    KENNEDY Space Center, Fla — Three years ago today, NASA’s space shuttle Discovery completed its final mission, STS-133 at Kennedy Space Center’s Shuttle Landing Facility in Florida. It marked the 39th, and final, time that the history-making spacecraft would take to the black. The crew of six consisted of space flight veterans: Commander Steve Lindsey, […]

  • Our SpaceFlight Heritage: Discovery’s last

    February 24th, 2014

    Three years ago this day, space shuttle Discovery roared aloft a pillar of fame – and into the history books. On Feb. 24, 2011, the orbiter was launch from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on a mission to the International Space Station with a crew of six. When the shuttle landed at KSC’s Shuttle Landing Facility […]