Archive for August, 2011

NASA Tweetup Epilogue: A Visit with the STS-135 Crew

Yep. The crew signed my NASA Tweetup badge.

Quick quotes of the day: There’s flame coming out, it’s breathing and wheezing and whining, you realize the vehicle’s alive. It’s just hanging out there full of 3 1/2 million gallons of rocket fuel, ready to take flight. —STS-135 commander Chris Ferguson on arriving at the pad on launch morning. It starts out as...

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