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Ghostly Twilight Landing of Atlantis Closes NASA’s Space Shuttle Era

by Dr. Ken Kremer Barely discernable in the pre-dawn twilight and appearing as an eerie, ghost-like figure, Space Shuttle Atlantis and her four-person crew swiftly glided to a triumphant landing at the Kennedy Space Center to close out NASA’s storied … Continue reading

Posted in September 2011, Sidereal Times | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Historic Final Flight of Space Shuttle Endeavour

by Dr. Ken Kremer KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – After a 16 day journey of more than sixteen million miles. Space Shuttle Endeavour and her six man crew glided to a safe nighttime landing at 2:35 am EDT on June 1 … Continue reading

Posted in June 2011, Sidereal Times | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Perfect Landing Concludes Final Mission of Space Shuttle Discovery

by Ken Kremer, AAAP, Spaceflight magazine & The Planetary Society Farewell Discovery!  The epic voyages of Space Shuttle Discovery now belong to history. The final magnificent mission of Space Shuttle Discovery and her all-veteran, six-astronaut crew wrapped up on March … Continue reading

Posted in April 2011, Sidereal Times | Tagged , , | 2 Comments