Apr
15
2009

Combined Operational Load-Bearing External Resistive Treadmill

The COLBERT: Official patch for "COLBERT," the Combined Operational Load Bearing External Resistance Treadmill.
The COLBERT: Official patch for "COLBERT," the Combined Operational Load Bearing External Resistance Treadmill.Courtesy NASA
NASA finally figured out what to do about the Space Station node-naming fiasco that mdr wrote about.

Apollo 11 landed on the moon at the Sea of Tranquility 40 years ago this July. We selected 'Tranquility' because it ties it to exploration and the moon, and symbolizes the spirit of international cooperation embodied by the space station. - Bill Gerstenmaier, associate administrator for Space Operations

Your Comments, Thoughts, Questions, Ideas

Thor's picture
Thor says:

Did you notice that on this patch, Colbert is running to the right?

posted on Wed, 04/15/2009 - 3:22pm
iowaboy's picture
iowaboy says:

love the colbert picture in this one!

posted on Fri, 04/17/2009 - 4:09pm
Melanie's picture
Melanie says:

I'm a photographer at the SSPF (Space Station Processing Facility) and have a shot of the COLBERT sticker "installed" / attached to the inside of the MPLM. I'm surprised there isn't a picture already on his site!

Melanie G.

posted on Wed, 06/17/2009 - 6:40am
bryan kennedy's picture

Space Shuttle Discovery has docked with the ISS with the C.O.L.B.E.R.T. in tow. I dug around the NASA website a bit, but I couldn't find out when the new treadmill will be installed.

posted on Mon, 08/31/2009 - 2:05pm
bryan kennedy's picture

COLBERT decal installed
COLBERT decal installedCourtesy NASA
UPDATE!

The C.O.L.B.E.R.T. has been installed on the International Space Station.

posted on Wed, 09/02/2009 - 12:42pm

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