HYDRO, Okla. (AP) — It’s apt that a maze cut into an Oklahoma cornfield featuring the likeness of a former NASA astronaut can be seen from space — and has been photographed by a satellite orbiting Earth.
The image of Oklahoma-born Thomas P. Stafford is cut into a 10-acre field at P Bar Farms in Hydro, about 60 miles west of Oklahoma City.READ MORE: Stolen Vehicle With Golden Retriever Recovered, Returned To Happy Owner In Grand Prairie
The maze was created in partnership with the Stafford Air and Space Museum, named for the astronaut, in nearby Weatherford.READ MORE: Texas 15-Year-Old Kills 3 Family Members, Shares On Social Media, Then Kills Himself
A satellite photographed the tribute from its orbit 400 miles away.
The 88-year-old Stafford is a Weatherford native whose space missions included commanding the Apollo flight that linked with a Soviet spacecraft in 1975. It was the first meeting of American astronauts and Soviet cosmonauts in space.MORE NEWS: North Texas Wedding Planner Sentenced To 31 Months In Prison For $3.3M COVID-19 Relief Scheme
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