Yesterday was the final launch of the Discovery space shuttle.

Since it was only mentioned as an afterthought on the local evening news, I felt like I should give it a little recognition here.  This is the Discovery’s 39th and final mission – It is the most-flown spacecraft in history.

Photos from here.



  1. I saw a whole piece on it this morning. Some panels came off during take-off. YIKES!…They didn’t seem to worried about it. Let’s hope the final mission is final only for the spacecraft!!.

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