On June 18, 1983, Sally Ride became the first American woman in space as a crew member aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger on a mission which lasted 6 days, 2 hours, 23 minutes, 59 seconds. Unlike the Kennedy Space Center Shovel, this souvenir of KSC is actually shaped like a spoon and was probably made around the […]
It bears the name “Vizcaya” and has the likeness of a ship at the top, but where this spoon is actually from, I have no idea! It could be Villa Vizcaya in Miami, Florida, or it could refer to Biscay, in Spain (Vizcaya in Spanish). Anyone know?
Continuing with theme park week: A spoon from Busch Gardens, Tampa preaches to us that “Extinction is Forever”, which was the park’s slogan from 1983 to 1992. Not haunted because, of course, pewter.