Thursday, February 24, 2011

Awesomest Image du Jour L

The end of an era....


I was in grade school when they test-landed a space shuttle, having piggy-backed it up to a high altitude on the back of a commercial jet...some 30+ years ago.

And now Discovery is poised to make the final flight of the Space Shuttle Program.

[Sniff]

[Source:  The Atlantic; image:  NASA.]