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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Heading to Florida...

... to view the second-to-last-ever Shuttle launch, scheduled for next Monday.

It's the shuttle "Discovery," the first (and oldest) of the Shuttle fleet. Here's a NASA video on Discovery, and its final mission:

There's a nice symmetry to this: I watched the third-ever shuttle flight, lo, those many years ago. It's nice closure to also see one of the last.

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