Posts Tagged ‘shuttle’

This week ends the Space Shuttle Program. 135 flights, 5 spacecraft built, 2 lost with crew. The accomplishments of the program are immense, launching satellites, building the International Space Station, repairing the Hubble Space Telescope and many, many more. Last week The President marked the end of the program with these words: “Well, this mission […]


“Did  you hear? The Shuttle blew up,” said the man standing in front of me to the man standing behind me in the cafeteria. At first I thought he was talking about one of the vans used to shuttle people between the company’s three facilities. Then, I realized my error. As quickly as I could, […]