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Space Aviation And Astronomy Heads

Group Created by Showtime100

For anyone who wants to talk about the Space Program, Shuttle Missions, Astronomy, and, oh yes, Aviation.

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  1. Wolf
    Night time launches are awesome
  2. Showtime100
    STS-126 countdown begins

    The countdown for the launch of the next shuttle mission began Tuesday night with weather the one major concern for Friday's launch. The countdown for the STS-126 launch began Tuesday at 10 pm EST (0300 GMT Wednesday), with liftoff of Endeavour scheduled for 7:55 pm EST Friday (0055 GMT Saturday). A forecast earlier Tuesday featured a 40 percent chance of clouds and rain that could delay the launch. Shuttle managers said there were no other current issues that could postpone the launch. The mission, the first shuttle flight in five and a half months, is carrying equipment to the ISS that will allow the station to increase its crew capacity from three to six people. The mission will also include four spacewalks to service the station's two Solar Alpha Rotary Joints that allow the station's solar panels to track the sun; one of two SARJs has experienced problems over the last year. The STS-126 crew includes astronaut Sandra Magnus, who will remain on the station, taking the place of current ISS astronaut Greg Chamitoff.


    A night launch would be interesting, just hope the weather holds up.
  3. Seņor Stan
    Seņor Stan
    This site has a lot of good video...


    Here is a bunch of air show footage all in one place

  4. Thorn
    I'm here now. There was a great show on NatGeo the other night called "5 Years on Mars" about the rovers. I hope yall caught it or DVR'd it, because it was pretty good, especially in HD!
  5. Showtime100
    Thanks Wolf. I remembered Thorn and meant to send aj an invite but needed your reminder.
  6. Wolf
    airshow with large flag "jumper" ...two different takes on it

    better on hearing the announcer on what is going on
  7. Wolf
    for yall with kids ... season is coming up and NORAD is ready to track http://www.noradsanta.org/
  8. Wolf
    I know thorn is a nasa nerd and AJ also (haven't seen him post in a while) (well a nerd like me also)
  9. Ckw
    Great idea for a group!
  10. Double Barrel
    Double Barrel
    Thanks for the invite! This is a great idea for a social group.

    I will continue to pursue the picture issue (heading off to ask Khari right now), as this question has been asked by a few members. I will revert back to you once I have more info. (if nothing else for the time being, you can send them to me and I will be glad to post them: doublebarrel@sonicvoodoo.com)

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