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benjamingrimes:

My uncle sent me this pretty amazing photo he took of the space shuttle Endeavour when it flew over his house in Arizona.

benjamingrimes:

My uncle sent me this pretty amazing photo he took of the space shuttle Endeavour when it flew over his house in Arizona.

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itsfullofstars:

incredible pic of Endeavour flying through Los Angeles. taken from inside an ad agency just south of LAX, when the shuttle was about 300 feet above ground level.
[credit to Jason Rappaport @jasonrap]

itsfullofstars:

incredible pic of Endeavour flying through Los Angeles. taken from inside an ad agency just south of LAX, when the shuttle was about 300 feet above ground level.

[credit to Jason Rappaport @jasonrap]

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'spaceshuttle:clouds'

'spaceshuttle:clouds'

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leviathan8:

Space Shuttle Discovery to Fly Over Washington Metro Area April 17

NASA’s 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) with space shuttle Discovery mounted atop will fly approximately 1,500 feet above various parts of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area on Tuesday, April 17.

leviathan8:

Space Shuttle Discovery to Fly Over Washington Metro Area April 17

NASA’s 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) with space shuttle Discovery mounted atop will fly approximately 1,500 feet above various parts of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area on Tuesday, April 17.

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(via 500px / Photo “The Sweet Escape” by Richard Silvera)

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discoverynews:

A Tribute to Steve Jobs From Beyond Earth
NASA astronaut Mike Fossum and two crewmates who are living on the Space Station stop to pay tribute to Steve Jobs:

“In every generation there are great thinkers and people that have the  vision of what can be and then have the energy, the skill and the  genius to make it happen. Steve Jobs is definitely one of those rare  individuals and the world’s gonna miss him a lot.”

discoverynews:

A Tribute to Steve Jobs From Beyond Earth

NASA astronaut Mike Fossum and two crewmates who are living on the Space Station stop to pay tribute to Steve Jobs:

“In every generation there are great thinkers and people that have the vision of what can be and then have the energy, the skill and the genius to make it happen. Steve Jobs is definitely one of those rare individuals and the world’s gonna miss him a lot.”

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thingsmagazine:

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mothernaturenetwork:

NASA remembers Steve JobsNASA astronauts have carried Apple’s iPods on space shuttle missions to the International Space Station to carry personal music. The first iPhones in space launched in July on NASA’s last space shuttle mission.

mothernaturenetwork:

NASA remembers Steve Jobs
NASA astronauts have carried Apple’s iPods on space shuttle missions to the International Space Station to carry personal music. The first iPhones in space launched in July on NASA’s last space shuttle mission.

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scanzen:

The Enterprise “space” shuttle on the launch site at Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island, Florida, 1979.
via Florida Photographic Collection

scanzen:

The Enterprise “space” shuttle on the launch site at Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island, Florida, 1979.

via Florida Photographic Collection

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kateoplis:

Enterprise, riding piggyback on a Boeing 747, over NYC, 1983

kateoplis:

Enterprise, riding piggyback on a Boeing 747, over NYC, 1983

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'11:11'

Yesterday’s.

The last operating day of the Space Shuttle program.

Touching down with parachute.

'11:11'

Yesterday’s.

The last operating day of the Space Shuttle program.

Touching down with parachute.

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'11:11'

Space Shuttle Retires.

The final day of operation.

I’d love one!

'11:11'

Space Shuttle Retires.

The final day of operation.

I’d love one!

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heckyspaghetti:

A commemorative emblem of the NASA’s Space Shuttle Program.
In July 8, 2011, NASA launched the Atlantis to deliver supplies to the International Space Station (ISS). This was the last launch of the Space Shuttle Program which was scheduled to end August 2011.
The Space Shuttle program was one of the longest and most prominent space program of NASA, lasting 30 years.

heckyspaghetti:

A commemorative emblem of the NASA’s Space Shuttle Program.

In July 8, 2011, NASA launched the Atlantis to deliver supplies to the International Space Station (ISS). This was the last launch of the Space Shuttle Program which was scheduled to end August 2011.

The Space Shuttle program was one of the longest and most prominent space program of NASA, lasting 30 years.

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We will never forget them,
nor the last time we saw them,
this morning, as they prepared for
the journey and waved goodbye and
“slipped the surly bonds of earth”
to “touch the face of God.”
Ronald Reagan, on the Challenger explosion (via imnotabumimanomad)

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denverpost:

Infographic and Timeline: The Space Shuttle — 30 years, 135 missions, 2 tragedies and 534,800,000 combined miles of travel 
The space shuttle era comes to a close with the landing of Atlantis this week. View this infographic and timeline of the history, interesting facts and stats of the shuttle program:
(inforgraphic by Jeff Neumann, The Denver Post)

denverpost:

Infographic and Timeline: The Space Shuttle 30 years, 135 missions, 2 tragedies and 534,800,000 combined miles of travel

The space shuttle era comes to a close with the landing of Atlantis this week. View this infographic and timeline of the history, interesting facts and stats of the shuttle program:

(inforgraphic by Jeff Neumann, The Denver Post)