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NASA’s Space Shuttle – From Top to Bottom (Infographic)

I found this pretty cool Infographic below about the Space Shuttle (via Space.com). I like to remember and share the special time I spent working in the Space Shuttle program. It was an awesome program, people, and manned-space transportation system. One of the…

Launch of STS-135 Atlantis (final mission of the Space Shuttle)

Video of the last Space Shuttle launch (Atlantis , STS-135) as I saw it on July 8th, 2011… (thanks to James Daniels for the video editing/rotation effects) This is from 7 miles way. If you listen carefully, you can hear the double-boom as…

Looking back at the Space Shuttle Program

Related to this see Launch of STS-135 Atlantis (final mission of the Space Shuttle). Tomorrow I leave to the Cape Canaveral (Kennedy Space Center) to see the last launch of the Space Shuttle, STS-135. (I hope it doesn’t get delayed). I am very…

Last Space Shuttle night launch and the end of the USA manned space program in 2010

Space Shuttle Endeavor lists off from laucn pad 39A Yesterday Feb 8, 2010 was the last scheduled Space Shuttle night launch. STS-130 on board Endeavour. Night launches are spectacular. I should have made plans to go see that. My brother did. Next there…

Obama’s NASA Dilemma

Great article on Obama’s NASA Dilemma (The Technology Review). “When president-elect Barack Obama takes office in January, he will be faced with a rare situation. Within his first 100 days, he will have to decide the fate of America’s space program.” : “As…

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