- Hubble Space Telescope Reaches Orbit
On April 24, 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope was launched aboard Space Shuttle Discovery on the STS-31 mission. The mission featured the deployment of Hubble, the first of NASA's Great Observatories to reach orbit. STS-31 was the tenth launch of the shuttle Discovery. On board were astronauts Charles F. Bolden (pilot, now NASA Administrator), Steven A. Hawley (mission specialist), Loren J. Shriver (commander), Bruce McCandless (mission specialist) and Kathryn D. Sullivan (mission specialist, now NOAA Administrator). In this April 25, 1990 photograph taken with a handheld Hasselblad camera, most of the giant Hubble Space Telescope can be seen as it is suspended in space by Discovery's Remote Manipulator System (RMS) following the deployment of part of its solar panels and antennae. This was among the first photos NASA released on April 30 from the five-day STS-31 mission. > The Hubble Story Image Credit: NASA
Category Archives: Humor
At the risk of being politically incorrect, which is ok by me, here is your laugh for this morning.
It is time to bring forth your inner geek. Feel the power of the force.
Here is an approach for you. WRITTEN BY A 21 YEAR OLD FEMALE. PUT ME IN CHARGE . . . Put me in charge of food stamps. I’d get rid of Lone Star cards; no cash for Ding Dongs or … Continue reading
Time for a Friday funny. This one will take some time to work your way through it but, it is well worth the effort. Rather than link you to it, here is the story for your enjoyment. The following is … Continue reading
Renault had fun with this one.
Ah, a little musical fun to lighten up the day.
Shamelessly lifted from facebook. I am sure that this one has been around the world a few times but it is worth being today’s Friday Funny. MAN RULES AT LAST A GUY HAS TAKEN THE TIME TO WRITE THIS ALL … Continue reading
Getting back into the swing of things for the Friday Funny series. A day late, I bring you a “short” joke.