Friday, November 09, 2007

Dramatic shuttle flight has a happy ending -

re: "CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Discovery and its crew returned to Earth on Wednesday and concluded a 15-day space station construction and repair mission that was among the most challenging — and heroic — in shuttle history./ [snip]... /The seven shuttle astronauts and three residents of the international space station teamed up during the docked mission to save a mangled solar wing. It was one of the most difficult and dangerous repairs ever attempted in orbit, but the future of the space station was riding on it — and Scott Parazynski pulled it off in a single spacewalk..."...

hat tip: The Paragraph Farmer

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