Space Shuttle Discovery with (a nearly) full Moon

March 11, 2009 12:57 by scibuff

A nearly full Moon sets as the space shuttle Discovery sits atop Launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, Wednesday, March 11, 2009 Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

A nearly full Moon sets as the space shuttle Discovery sits atop Launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, Wednesday, March 11, 2009 Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

All systems are “go” for space shuttle Discovery’s launch at 01:20:14 UT. The countdown picked up as planned at 09:55 UT. You can join the Astronauts aboard the space station, who will watch Discovery’s  launch live on NASA TV.

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