Thursday, September 25, 2008

shuttle to hubble delayed

complications resulting from hurricane ike has delayed the target launch date for space shuttle atlantis' STS-125 mission to work on the hubble space telescope. now we can forward to october 14, 2008 at 10:19 p.m EDT.

in light of the atlantis launch delay, the shuttle endeavour's STS-126 supply mission to the International Space Station has also been delayed a few days. now they will try to lauch endeavor on november 16 at 7:07 p.m. EST.

you can read a bit more from nancy universe today, who also found the wonderful picture above, released by NASA, showing both shuttles on the launch pad: Atlantis and Endeavour on pads 39 A and B.

1 comment:

Steve Jeffery said...

Link to NASA's STS-125 gallery. Image 8 is rather picturesque, with the rainbow in the background.

Some fascinating pics there, including some of the repaired flame trench wall, as well as some shiny new toys for Hubble.