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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.


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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