I can’t believe it, but it’s been exactly a year since I stood between the countdown clock and the turning basin and watched Discovery lift off for the final time.
You may think you have a lot of ceramic lobsters and fishnet hose-wearing fish in your house, but you’ve got nothing on this lady.
With Endeavour’s solid rocket boosters returning this morning, I figured today would be a good day for the photos I took of NASA’s tireless and unsung retrievers, Freeedom Star and Liberty Star, hauling the SRBs from STS-133 back to Port Canaveral in February.
When I went to Florida in November, I took a ton of still photos, but totally forgot to use my little Flip cam. I decided to rectify that situation the second time around and this blog post is the result.
Last November, the space shuttle Discovery teased us with the prospect of a launch for a week. Today, I’m going back to Florida to see her finish the job.