Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Space Shuttle Launch and Mission Live

Space Shuttle Launch and Mission Live
Tuesday, October 23, 2007
Watch Space Shuttle Launch and Mission LIVE

(File photo courtesy of NASA)
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This will be Launch Try #ONE
The seven crew members of space shuttle Discovery’s STS-120 mission are strapped into their seats inside the spacecraft for launch. The countdown remains on track for an 11:38 a.m. EDT lift off. Commander Pam Melroy and Pilot George Zamka have been running through checklists and procedures while the remaining crew took their places. Four of the astronauts will sit on the flight deck, including Melroy and Zamka, and the other three will sit on the middeck, or lower level of the crew compartment.
Info from NASA.gov website

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Countdown/Mission Elapsed Time Clock

Launch will be attempted today,
Tuesday, October 23, 2007
11:38am EDT.

Watch Launch and Mission LIVE
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I’m watching it in Windows Media, (Best for Full Screen) right now...


* STS-120 Interactive Timeline - Click Here *
I’ll be posting on all the space walks over the next few days so check back...
UPDATE: 11:50am EDT

Image Above: Space shuttle Discovery leaps from its launch pad Tuesday morning to start STS-120.
Image credit: NASA TV

Space Shuttle STS-120 Discovery Launched successfully today on-time and is now racing on its way to the International Space Station. More to come in the days ahead...

GOD SPEED to the Crew of STS-120 Discovery...

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