The Final Voyage of The Space Shuttle


Space Shuttle / NASA
Space Shuttle / NASA

Friday will be the 135th and final mission of NASA’s 30-year shuttle program. Four astronauts will ride Atlantis on a supply run to the International Space Station. But mother nature does not care about any of that, with forecasts saying that there is a 70% chance of rain or thunderstorms on Friday. This is a significantly worse forecast than the 30% predicated earlier in the week. Even with all the bad news, mission managers are planning on receiving a “go” for the launch. Over 1 million people are expected to be on hand to watch the historic final launch on Friday. (Written By: Isidori Mtabo / Photo credit: TopTechWriter.US / NASA)

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