Friday, January 07, 2005

Shuttle external tank delivered

The BBC is reporting that the NASA has taken delivery of the external tank for the May 2005 return to flight mission of the Space Shuttle.

The arrival of the shuttle external tank at Kennedy Space Centre

Apparently Bill Parsons, the Program Manger, was quoted as saying "This will be the safest tank we've ever flown, no doubt about it", which to be honest, seems a rather odd thing to say...