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Atlantis Returns

Sweet landing. I love watching the Space Shuttle. It appears that Atlantis had a great trip with no major flaws.

By |2008-02-20T16:45:46-04:00February 20th, 2008|NASA|Comments Off on Atlantis Returns

Space Shuttle Atlantis

I don’t want to speak too soon but we get some things right. Americans can do some things right.  Very few man made things are as beautiful as the shuttle taking off.

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From NYT:

A patched-up Atlantis blasted off with seven astronauts Friday on the first space shuttle flight of 2007, putting NASA back on track after a run of bad luck and scandal that included a damaging hailstorm and a lurid love triangle.

Its big orange fuel tank covered with white blotches where the foam insulation had been repaired, the spaceship rose from its seaside launch pad with a roar and climbed into a clear and still-brightly lit sky at 7:38 p.m. EDT, setting a course for the international space station. (more…)

By |2007-06-08T21:10:30-04:00June 8th, 2007|NASA|Comments Off on Space Shuttle Atlantis
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