STS-121 (Discovery) Lifts Off, Reaches Orbit

I was trepidatious after more foam problems, but NASA seems to have dodged this bullet.

Shuttle Discovery Reaches Orbit
NASA celebrated the Fourth of July with some rockets of its own Tuesday as the space shuttle Discovery launched its seven-astronaut crew into orbit. (more)

Yea!

Return to Flight With STS-121 [Space.com]

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I am the non-admin personality of blivet tool & die I have been academically trained as a professional archaeologist (MA, RPA) and now live in Arvada, CO. Father, husband, scientist, geek of several trades, and high-functioning Autistic adult. Future planetary expatriate?