Space Shuttle Discovery – Final Flight

Today was certainly a day of mixed emotions here on Florida’s Space Coast. Setting aside the financial and political aspects of the program’s termination, many residents here felt an emotional attachment to the space shuttle, and all that it represented. Missions that began with launches utilizing mind numbing force, and ending with a shuttle gliding […]

Space Shuttle Discovery

As we wait for the final launch of Space Shuttle Discovery, which was recently rescheduled for November 30th, we will take you back in time to August of 2005. After the Columbia disaster, high above Texas in 2003, the shuttle fleet was grounded as NASA engineers tried to assess the cause of the fatal accident. […]

Upcoming Space Shuttle Discovery Launch – Nov. 1st

Once again, the Space Coast will be the place to be on Monday afternoon, November 1st, as Space Shuttle Discovery, and its 6 person crew, blasts off from Launch Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center, on an 11 day mission to the International Space Station. STS-133 is the next to last scheduled shuttle launch, signaling […]