Don Wildman's Top 10 List

Check out Don Wildman's list of big life desires. With some work, and luck, he might be able to accomplish them all!

Photos

Don Wildman on the Memorial Bridge

Don Wildman on the Memorial Bridge

Don poses for a photo in front of the Memorial Bridge in Portsmouth, NH. 960 1280

  

The Memorial Bridge

The Memorial Bridge

Located high above the Piscataqua River, the Memorial Bridge is being de-constructed due to saltwater damage. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman on the Memorial Bridge

Don Wildman on the Memorial Bridge

Don gets a front-row seat to the demolition of the Memorial Bridge. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman and the Off Limits crew in NASA's Plum Brook Station

Don Wildman and the Off Limits crew in NASA's Plum Brook Station

The Off Limits crew films as Don enters NASA's Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, OH. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman touring NASA's Plum Brook Station

Don Wildman touring NASA's Plum Brook Station

Don tours NASA's Plum Brook Station. The station is home to a hypersonic wind tunnel and the world’s largest space environment simulator. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman and Peter Kolb

Don Wildman and Peter Kolb

Don meets with expert Peter Kolb at NASA's Plum Brook Station. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman looking at the mechanics at Plum Brook Station

Don Wildman looking at the mechanics at Plum Brook Station

Don checks out some of the mechanics at Plum Brook Station. This complex specializes in large-scale testing to develop technology for use in aeronautics. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman breaking up salt in Utah

Don Wildman breaking up salt in Utah

Don uses a jackhammer to break apart chunks of salt. Real Salt is an all-natural sea salt taken from an ancient inland sea bed in central Utah. 960 1280

  

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is the largest rotating aerial tramway in the world. Don joins the maintenance crew on an inspection of the tram wires. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman at the SA Recycling facility

Don Wildman at the SA Recycling facility

Don heads to the Port of Long Beach where he helps take apart old cars, appliances and gadgets so that their component parts can be shipped off to become a whole new generation of automobiles, washing machines and smart phones. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman, crew and designers

Don Wildman, crew and designers

"Crew, designers, and astronaut standing with history soon to be made." -- Don Wildman 960 1280

  

Mars Rover

Mars Rover

The Mars Rover: a hot rod that will work in very cold conditions." -- Don Wildman 960 1280

  

Don Wildman and Clay Anderson

Don Wildman and Clay Anderson

"Clay Anderson, NASA Astronaut. Great guy … and great at math." -- Don Wildman 960 1280

  

Don Wildman on top of the bridge

Don Wildman on top of the bridge

"525 feet and looking down. Gives a sense of scope you can’t get from the ground floor." -- Don Wildman 960 1280

  

the new and old Bay Bridge

the new and old Bay Bridge

"How to build a new bridge beside the still-functioning one it will soon replace. A complicated affair." -- Don Wildman 960 1280

  

Don Wildman

Don Wildman

"Oh, wait … I get it." -- Don Wildman 960 1280

  

Don Wildman and Bart Ney

Don Wildman and Bart Ney

"With Mr. Bart Ney, Public Information Officer." -- Don Wildman 960 1280

  

View of the Vegas Strip

View of the Vegas Strip

"Gazing down on Las Vegas Boulevard from one of its many, cacophonous placards." -- Don Wildman 960 1280

  

New York New York sign

New York New York sign

"See that 1 faulty neon tube in the K of New York? No, neither could I -- but it needed replacement." -- Don Wildman 960 1280

  

Inside the NY, NY sign

Inside the NY, NY sign

"When you get inside, the sign becomes a world unto itself." -- Don Wildman 960 1280

  

USSC railroad

USSC railroad

"USSC has its own railroad line. That’s how big it is." -- Don Wildman 960 1280

  

Don Wildman getting ready to kayak whitewater

Don Wildman getting ready to kayak whitewater

Don heads to the US National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, NC, to take a boat maneuvering course. He learns first-hand what type of training is required to master the diverse hazards that might occur on a real wild river. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman and Michal go kayaking

Don Wildman and Michal go kayaking

Don kayaks the rapids at the US National Whitewater Center with rafting expert Michal. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman and hogs in North Carolina

Don Wildman and hogs in North Carolina

Don makes the rounds feeding and cleaning up after 8,000 hogs at Butler Farms in North Carolina. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman shooting with the crew at the Port of Long Beach

Don Wildman shooting with the crew at the Port of Long Beach

Don and the crew shoot at the Port of Long Beach; it's the second-busiest seaport in the US. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman with John Pope

Don Wildman with John Pope

Don meets with Port of Long Beach media relations manager John to learn more about the day-to-day operations of the port. 960 1280

  

Port of Long Beach

Port of Long Beach

Items such as clothing, shoes, toys, furniture and consumer electronics arrive at the port before making their way to store shelves around the country. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman at the rodeo

Don Wildman at the rodeo

Don gets his cowboy on as he prepares for the Stockyards Championship rodeo in Fort Worth, TX. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman and Dee Dee Wix at the rodeo

Don Wildman and Dee Dee Wix at the rodeo

Don meets with the Stockyards Championship Rodeo's director of operations Dee Dee Wix to discuss its history. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman in the Golden Gate casino

Don Wildman in the Golden Gate casino

Don visits Las Vegas’ first casino, the Golden Gate, which opened in 1906. He gets special access to explore the historical remains of its once "hi-tech" 2-way mirror security surveillance system. 960 1280

  

Don Wildman climbing the Golden Gate casino sign

Don Wildman climbing the Golden Gate casino sign

Don is inspired to climb up the Golden Gate casino’s neon sign. 960 1280

  

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