Very unusual view of an old stager coming back to Earth.
What goes up….
I go out and watch it fly over whenever I can.
The view From Space of Shuttle Atlantis, after separation, during its last flyaround of the ISS, on July 19, 2011. (Ron Garan/NASA)
Right, a short run of images with “up” as a theme.
NASA Shuttle pilots have the Earth at their feet
Twilight of the Gods
Welcome back Endeavour! Sad to see another shuttle go! And there’s only one left!
Space Shuttle Endeavour (STS-134) makes its final landing at the Shuttle Landing Facility (SLF) at Kennedy Space Center, Wednesday, June 1, 2011, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Endeavour, completing a 16-day mission to outfit the International Space Station. Endeavour spent 299 days in space and traveled more than 122.8 million miles during its 25 flights. It launched on its first mission on May 7, 1992. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)