Nasa Shuttle Launch
February 24, 2011 by USA Post
Nasa Shuttle Launch, It is very excitement moments when after 4 months long delay ended now NASA is ready to launch Shuttle after delay, it is believe that This mission is going to open New Discoveries for Upcoming Generations, Discovery Space Shuttle at NASA’s oldest and went about to launch Thursday on his last mission to the International Space Station, wrapping a legacy of nearly three decades of orbital travel.
When the spaceship takes off stage at 16:50 (2150 GMT), it will mark the beginning of the end of the program of the U.S. space shuttle Discovery with the first of the three other shuttles head to retire this year. NASA originally meant to retire the shuttle program for 30 years in September last year, but due to technical delays, the date was postponed. The plan to continue the program this long because failure on the part of the United States to plan adequately for its aging fleet. In an interview with CNN, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said: “What is not acceptable is the fact that the most powerful nation in the world, the United States of America, is in a situation that we are not good planning to have a vehicle in place to replace the shuttle when it arrives from his last landing. ”
After four months of delay, NASA finally allowed discovery to blastoff Wednesday morning after announcing he has found a solution to a problem that was causing c3acks in fuel tanks.
Commissioned by Steve Lindsey, STS-133 will be five other ferry astronauts to the International Space Station expedition 10 days. The mission is tasked to deliver supplies and make a robot Robonaut’s powerful 2-to become the first humanoid in space.
Discovery is widely regarded as the mainstay of the fleet of shuttle flight to the space of 39 times and traveled more than 150 million miles in his life.
Thursday’s launch of space shuttle will be the first of the final shuttle missions. Shuttle Endeavor is scheduled for launch in April, with Mark Kelly, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords husband, mission commander. Atlantis is scheduled for launch in June
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