Wednesday, March 30, 2005

Return to flight

The painful process of return to flight continues for NASA with the rollout yesterday of the space shuttle Discovery from the Orbiter Processing Facility at the Kennedy Space Center.

CREDIT: NASA
Rollout at 01:29 EST for the orbiter Discovery from bay 3 of the Orbiter Processing facility at the Kennedy Space Center beginning its transfer to the Vehicle Assembly Building where it will be attached to the redesigned external tank and its two solid rocket boosters.

On Monday the 4th of April Discovery will begin its eight hour journey to the launch pad to meet the May launch date for STS-114.

Update: Slashdot has picked up the story...