posted on Feb, 24 2011 @ 08:13 AM
I will miss my favorite named Shuttle after it's final voyage.
Always thought the name was perfect for it.
I remember in 4th grade, the weekly reader in school held a contest to name a space shuttle--was this the shuttle that was picked to name?
In any event. I am here in Florida for a time, and will be watching her blast off! It's be both a great moment, and sad, knowing it's the last flight
I hope for a safe journey and return. I want that amazing craft to become an attraction.
(Personally, I don't understand why they can't simply retrofit these remaining shuttles and get them updated with all new features... ) Since Obama
killed the Orion mission (which I agree, was a step backwards in the way we need to go... I mean, its basically going back to Apollo type
edit on 2/24/2011 by Pharyax because: (no reason given)