Thursday

STS-125 Crew prepares for return home

-Posted by D. Worth (US) for- M. Barbay (France)

The Atlantis crew will spend the day preparing the shuttle for tomorrow’s return home.

VIDEO: DAY 9:
BIG SCREEN


NASA: Grunsfeld & Johnson



NASA STS-125 Astronauts in their own words...
Pre-launch Hubble service interviews with Michael J. Massimino, Michael T. Good, both mission specialists; Gregory C. Johnson, pilot; Scott D. Altman, commander; K. Megan McArthur, John M. Grunsfeld and Andrew J. Feustel...



I wish the crew a safe and wonderful flight home...
ps: Traveling to Italy this afternoon...
(More later.)


UPDATE:
View Mike Massimino's lovely descriptions of Space:
from twitters

"From orbit: We see 16 sunrises and sunsets in 24 hrs, each one spectacular as the sun lights up the atmosphere in a spectrum of colors"

"From orbit: Viewing the Earth is a study of contrasts, beautiful colors of the planet, thin blue line of atmosphere, pure blackness of space" more.

Today's Links...
NASA Flight Facility Successfully Launches Nanosatellite 15 hours ago
Science Daily (May 20, 2009) NASA's PharmaSat nanosatellite successfully launched at 7:55 p.m. EDT Tuesday from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Space... Full Article at Science Daily

Former astronaut and retired Marine Charles Bolden is being considered by President Obama to head NASA, as NASA administrator. read more.

As Atlantis Wings Home , Congress Debates NASA's Future. The 2010 NASA budget provides bolstered spending to complete the space shuttle fleet's last eight missions to the International Space Station in 2010.
Full Article at eWeek

A very odd space Video... BIG SCREEN

GREEN RED EYED MONSTER: VIEW HERE.



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