Discovery's swan-song

Last trip: 10 November 2010

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+30 1. j000z11 commented 9 years ago

Image yourself floating outside of our atmosphere... You will begin to see something different from what we see on earth... Above us is nothing but a pitch black emptiness, yes full of unexplained mysteries. I wonder how long it will take for humans to unravel some of its mysteries... or will we ever be able to?
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+17 2. wongraven commented 9 years ago

Really cool - go space exploration !! :(|)
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+5 3. scolch commented 9 years ago

sweet, i wanna be an astronaut
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+3 4. ringmaster commented 9 years ago

I'd like some more info about its capacity, purpose etc. Nice footage.
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+12 5. Reaperdaddy commented 9 years ago

i hope i will live long enough to do see space travel accessible for everyone...
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+1 6. Dauntless commented 9 years ago

@4 Its purpose now is to sit in some museum and collect dust. :'(
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+3 7. adaxi commented 9 years ago

The description is wrong, Discovery hasn't made it's last flight, it was first planned to 1 November 2010, but lauch was canceled for technical and weather reasons. The next planned launch date is 17 December 2010. @4 You can find more information on wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STS-133
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+8 8. BarraMacAnna commented 9 years ago

10th November..That's my birthday!! While the majority of this amazing video was being shot, I was way down on Earth there celebrating..my 30th :( ughh
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0 9. Platonic commented 9 years ago

#7 as you know, when you submit a vid it takes a long long time to see it in snotr... :'( ... and i send this vid before 1st November...
anyway thanks for the infos, and i will waiting for 17 december :)
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+2 10. asdfas commented 9 years ago

Damn, these shuttles are just amazing pieces of equipment. I don't think I or anyone else here fully appreciate just how beautiful and magnificent they are. And yet they are old technology waiting to get replaced by an even more beautiful machine.
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+2 11. max2000 commented 9 years ago

@10 like the way u're saying it 'beautiful machine' 8-)
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+2 12. krazeeeyez commented 9 years ago

#1 that's so deep man, I'm in tears :'(
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+2 13. KikooStyle commented 9 years ago

To infinity ... and beyond!
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+2 14. sux2bu commented 9 years ago

The Space Shuttle, brought to you by the same country that brews Bud Light.
(opposite ends of all that is good and bad)
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+1 15. adaxi commented 9 years ago

Well it seems that the launch dates have changed again, next launch attempt : 17 Dec 2010, 8:51:53 pm