Tag Archive for Shuttle

Shuttle Endeavour

Space shuttle Endeavour is carried on one of NASA’s modified Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft on a ferry flight back to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida after its last landing at Edwards Air Force Base in November 2008.

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Atlantis Screen Grabs

I took some screen grabs of the Atlantis launch broadcast today.  Still got goosebumps as always, but they were mixed with a little sadness this time with the knowledge that this was the final space shuttle launch.  Good luck Atlantis and return safely.

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Go, Endeavour, Go!!

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The space shuttle Endeavour lifts off from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Monday, May 16, 2011. The space shuttle Endeavour began a 14-day mission to the international space station. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)

Reach for Stars, Endeavour!!

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NASA gave the space shuttle Endeavour and its STS-134 crew the “go for launch” on the morning of Monday, May 16, 2011. The 25th mission of Endeavour will be its last, and the next-to-last mission for the American space shuttle fleet.

Endeavour at the Pad

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The space shuttle Endeavour sat on Launch Pad 39A as a storm passed prior to the rollback of the Rotating Service Structure, Thursday, April 28, 2011, at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls