This adorable dinosaur doll becomes internet sensation during the historic manned launch to space
Meet Tremor, the sparkly dino, who accompanies astronauts and giving zero-gravity indicators
31 May 2020
Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley had some company on their way to space today: a stuffed dinosaur tucked into one of the seats on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon.
Astronaut Behnken and Hurley each have a son, and both boys are dinosaur enthusiasts. Before launch, Tremor, a sparkly apatosaurus, was selected by the astronauts' sons to accompany Behnken and Hurley to space. “That was a super cool thing for us to get a chance to do for both of our sons who I hope are super excited to see their toys floating around with us on board,” Behnken said during an tour of the capsule in orbit. “I’m sure they would rather be here, given the opportunity, but hopefully they’re proud of this as well.”