Constellation Program Logos: It's All About the Stars

Today, many of NASA's programs and projects have informally adopted emblems -- and make them into patches -- to build team pride and identification. The Constellation emblem is intended to represent NASA's effort to continue exploration from Earth to the Moon, Mars and beyond. According to Constellation patch designer Mike Okuda, the three crescents represent these three worlds, in order of distance, and in order of the increasing challenges that must be overcome to reach them. He says the crescents might also suggest worlds illuminated by the light of knowledge. [More]

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