At the pre-launch party for the New Horizons mission to Pluto, in a
hotel in Cocoa Beach, Florida. Patsy Tombaugh, widow of Clyde
Tombaugh, the discoverer of Pluto, addresses the gathering of
engineers, scientists, and their friends and families. She is flanked
by Jim Kennedy (left), director of the Kennedy Space Center (no
relation), and by Alan Stern (right), Principal Investigator for the
New Horizons mission.
Photographed by holding the camera above my head, using the tiltable
7:38pm EST, January 15th 2006
1/60th sec, f3.2, ISO 50
Cropped, red-eye removed, resampled.