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We did it -- Shuttle LIFE launches!
Posted By Bill Nye
2011/05/16 09:39 CDT
events and announcements,
Phobos and Shuttle LIFE,
Space Shuttle program
Today at 8:56 a.m. EDT, Space Shuttle Endeavour launched on its final mission, and we are part of this historic moment!
The Planetary Society's Shuttle LIFE experiment will now begin to test the effects of spaceflight on our specially chosen microorganisms. It's a thrilling time for every member and supporter of the Planetary Society!
Thank you for your continued support.
Let's change the world together.
Endeavour's final liftoff
Space shuttle Endeavour roars into orbit from Kennedy Space Center's Launch Pad 39A as the vehicle embarks on its 25th and final spaceflight, the STS-134 mission. Liftoff was on May 16, 2011 at 12:56 UTC.
They are Watching the Skies for You!
Our researchers, worldwide, do absolutely critical work.
Asteroid 2012DA14 was a close one.
It missed us. But there are more out there.
I want to help