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NASA STS-120 Bloody Bucket Mission

NASA STS-120 Mission Patch
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Bloody Bucket Landing

Bloody Bucket Landing

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November 7 (Day 311, Witness):  The Orbiter Discovery landed at Kennedy Space Center, Florida at 1:01/17 PM EST (1801/17 GMT) under a partly cloudy sky.  Landing was from the southeast on Runway 33 with a cool headwind.  The flawless landing completed the 15-day mission.

Bloody Buckets

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The landing of Orbiter Discovery was heralded by a mass murder of 8 people at a high school in Finland and the murder of a Deputy Sheriff in Pompano Beach, Florida.  And in the Detroit area a man was stabbed to death, decapitated, and burned allegedly by two teens.  The configuration of the planets overhead was a Bloody Bucket as it was for launch.

In Tuusula, Finland, 18-year-old, Pekka-Eric Auvinen killed 6 students, a nurse, and the female principal of Jokela High School with a handgun.  Tuusula is 30 miles (50 km) north of Helsinki.  The shooter later died of a self-inflicted wound.  He left videos on YouTube of plans for the massacre.

Deputy Paul Rein, 76, a 20-year veteran of the Broward Sheriff's Office, was shot and killed at 8:11 AM EST (1311 GMT).  The Deputy was taking Michael Mazza to court when Mazza reportedly shot him with his own gun.  Mazza was apprehended about 12:30 PM in Hollywood and taken to Broward Sheriff's headquarters, where he arrived about 1:10 PM.

The gruesome murder of Daniel G. Sorensen, 26, in the Detroit, Michigan area also occurred on November 7.  Two teens, Jean Pierre Orlewicz, 17, of Plymouth and Alexander James Letkemann, 18, of Westland, have been charged with the crime.  They were arraigned on November 12 in Romulus District Court.  The name, Romulus, is the same as the founder of the Roman Empire.  Romulus is equivalent to Rumiith (Hebrew), which has a numerical value of 666 (see Numbers in Scripture).  Detroit is at 42 N., for Baal, the bear, and Russia, and 83 W., for a High Priest.  Detectives required only 34 hours to solve the case.  The number, 34, means the division of the land.  Michigan is in the region of Naphtali, the doe and symbol of peace.  This points to cursing associated with the Middle East peace process.


The landing of STS-120 was heralded by bloody buckets.  The planetary configuration for launch and landing was a bloody bucket (ref. chart below).  The Sun was in the sign of Libra, the balance, or scales.  Finland is in the region of Dan in Europe, which corresponds to Libra.   The hand of the gunman, Pekka-Eric Auvinen, as shown in one of the pictures he posted, consisted of a large, thick palm with short fingers.  The large palm indicates strong motivation, for which the short fingers are no match.  In other words, the hand is out of balance.  The person would have strong drives without the capacity to balance them with rational thinking.  It is the hand type of a neurotic person.  The out of balance hand correlates to Libra, the balance.  Dan is also associated with the federal judiciary.  The landing was in Brevard County, which is Florida County #19, for the federal judiciary.   The gunman, Pekka-Eric Auvinen, bought his gun on October 19.

Michael Mazza, the confessed killer of Deputy Paul Rein in Florida, was being transported to Broward Sheriff's headquarters as the Orbiter Discovery landed.  Mazza was born November 28, 1966, Day 332 on the Full Moon.  The Sun was in Scorpius.  Scorpius, the scorpion, symbolizes Satan, the enemy of Jesus Christ in Hypostatic Union, who inspired the crucifixion, but  was defeated at the Cross (Jn 3:14-15, 12:31-32, 16:11; Luk 10:19).  Satan was a murderer from the beginning.  The murders today were inspired by him.  The focus of the bloody bucket in the sky today was the Red Planet in Gemini, the twins, and symbol of a witness, as in court.  The 911 call in the murder of Deputy Rein came in at 8:11 AM EST.

Today was November 7, which corresponds to the meaning of the year, 2007, for a category and categorical punishment.  The 7 astronauts returned to Earth today.  And it was Day 311, for Judgment (300) associated with a witness (11).



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October 23 (Day 296, Spoils of Victory):  NASA successfully launched the STS-120 Space Shuttle from Kennedy Space Center Florida under a partly cloudy sky at 1138 AM EDT (1538 GMT).   The STS-120 mission with Orbiter Discovery (OV-103) will deliver the Harmony Node to the International Space Station.  The European and Japanese laboratories will be attached to the Harmony Node when they are launched on future missions.  Prior to launch there was some ice build-up on a bag on the Liquid Hydrogen line between the External Tank and the Orbiter, but the size of the ice 4" by 1.5" and location was deemed acceptable for launch.  Onboard Discovery is European Space Agency astronaut Paolo Nespoli, from Italy.  Also, Astronaut Daniel Tani is being taken to the Space Station to replace Expedition 16 astronaut Clayton Anderson.  STS-120 Commander is Pamela Melroy.

Mission Patch

The STS-120 Mission patch features the golden silhouette of an Orbiter with white (or silver) cords attached cutting through an arc.  This is the symbol of the soul leaving the body in death.
Ecclesiastes 12:6-7
6 Remember Him before the silver cord (of soul life) is cut loose, and the golden bowl is broken, and the water-jar by the fountain is broken in pieces, and the windlass in the well is crushed, 7 Then the dust will return to the Earth as it was, and the spirit (of human life) will return to God who gave it.
In Ecclesiastes 12:6-7, Solomon describes death with the analogy of drawing water from a well.  The silver cord, which corresponds to the rope at the well, symbolizes the life line that connects the soul to God (Heavenly Control Room) and ties the soul to the body.  It is like a tent cord that holds up a tent.  When a person dies, God cuts the silver cord loose from the body.  The golden bowl is analogous to the skull, which protects the brain; but when the soul is removed, the brain function ceases (no EEG).  The water-jar is analogous to the heart, which ceases pumping at death.  The windlass, which rolls the water-jar up and down is analogous to the lungs.  At death the lungs collapse as the person expires.  There is a death rattle in the throat like the windlass that breaks loose and lets the water-jar fall and not return.  After death the body will return to dust, and the spirit of human life will return to God who gave it.

The three silver cords attached to the Orbiter correspond to the silver cord that God cuts loose at the point of death.  The three cords represent Cosmic, Political, and Ecumenical Babylon.  Thus, the death was the sin unto death.  The arc that was broken by the cords symbolizes the breaking of the Marriage covenant.  The only way to break a Marriage covenant is through death according to the Bible.  A divorce or separation does not break the covenant.  No judge has the power to overrule God.  So the death portrayed on the patch corresponds to a married person.  Since the Orbiter is carrying the Harmony Node, a joint, which is the symbol of a Pastor-Teacher, the deceased appears to be the man.  The Orbiter is pointed in the zenith, which corresponds to midnight.  The tilt to 1:00 AM position of the outer ring of the patch may represent Daylight Saving Time.
STS-120 Launch Chart
The Moon and the Red Planet are shown in conjunction.  The Moon is a new Moon with a very thin crescent.  The Moon symbolizes the wife, and the Red Planet symbolizes the blood of Christ or the blood of the husband, who goes to the cross.  At the new Moon, the wife brings maximum Eclipse Testing upon the husband.  The Red Planet corresponds to the suffering of death of the husband.  Overhead at Launch time, the planets formed the configuration of a bucket with focus in the Red Planet in Gemini - i.e. a bloody bucket.  Midheaven was in the sign of Virgo, the birth sign of Pamela Melroy.

The constellation, Orion, is rising on the patch.  Orion symbolizes the Lord Jesus Christ as the Mighty Warrior, who will return at the Second Advent and destroy the enemies of Israel (ref. Star Gospel).

The Sunburst on the left side of the patch corresponds to the California fires, which represent the holocaust of Israel.  California in the US is in the same location as Israel in Asia.  The Fire Testing in California is associated with the upcoming Summit, in which Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, plans to try to give the Palestinian terrorists a state.  The name, Condoleezza is from a musical term, con dolcezza, which means "sweetly" in Italian.  The Harmony node was made by Italy.  STS-120 Mission Commander is Pamela Melroy.  The name, Pamela, is from Greek pan (all) and meli (honey), meaning "all sweetness" or "all honey."  And Melroy could mean sweet red.

The yellow color of the elements on the Patch represents a Capacity for Life test.  In Marriage yellow (for life) is associated with the man, and white (for love) is associated with the woman.  Death is the ultimate Capacity for Life test.


NASA launched STS-120 on October 23, 2007, Day 296.  The number, 120, stands for authority as well as the twelve signs of the Zodiac.  The number, 296, is for the spoils of victory.  Launch was at 1138 AM EDT, where 38 is for dying in the wilderness.  The Zodiac configuration at the time was a bloody bucket.

The Mission Patch symbolizes the death of a married man caused by the wife.  The death breaks the Marriage covenant (Rom 7:2; 1 Cor 7:39).  The cords cutting the arc are a variation of the Astronaut symbol of horns piercing a ring, which symbolizes the Prostitute of Babylon.  The STS-120 Commander is a woman with a birth sign of Virgo, which trumps the Prostitute of Babylon.

The conjunction of the Moon with the Red Planet along with Orion on the mission patch was supposed to symbolize NASA's future plans to go to the Moon and the Red Planet.  When put to the test of divine viewpoint, that vision is insane, as explained by all the symbolism of the death of the husband associated with the mission patch.  Going to the Moon is luny, and going to the Red Planet is bloody.

Author:  Larry Wood