Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Close up of Space Shuttle Discovery Headed Home

On April 17, 2012 NASA's Space Shuttle Discovery flew over the Washington, D.C. area on a Boeing 747 aircraft, and was headed to its final home in the Udvar Hazy Smithsonian Museum near Dulles Airport, Va. When it flew over NASA Goddard, NASA-TV producer Silvia Stoyanova had a telephoto lens on her camera and captured this amazing photo (right) of it.
Ed Campion captured a more on-the ground view (left) of the employees at NASA watching the shuttle fly overhead and capture it on their cameras. It was a day that all folks at NASA will remember in the Washington, D.C. area.
 For more info, photos and the history of Discovery, go to NASA's website: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/main/index.html

These are more amazing photos, taken by Tom Wrubleski of NASA's GOES Project, who was in Washington, D.C. - He caught a pic of the Discovery being shuttled with the White House in the foreground. Tom also got a shot of the Discovery with the U.S. Capitol Building in the foreground - just amazing shots!

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Gift/Memorial Suggestions

Several of our friends have lost loved ones (human and pets) and we found that one of the best ways to honor their memory is to give to an animal charity.
What better way to recognize a life of love, than by giving another life a chance for love?
We donate to many animal rescues, but because we volunteer with
DC Weimaraner Rescue and Coast-to-Coast Dachshund Rescue, those are our 2 favorites.
Consider giving the chance of life to a dog or cat.

About us

We're two married guys who enjoy the simple things in life, especially our dogs. We volunteer for dog rescues, enjoy splitting dinners, exercising, blogging, helping friends and neighbors, ghost investigations, coffee and tea, Tudor history, weather, superheroes, comic books, mystery novels, traveling, 70s and 80s music, classic country, piano, gardening, writing books on ghosts and spirits, architecture, keeping a clean house, cooking simply, and keeping in shape. You'll find tidbits of all of these things on this blog and more.

Tom and Rob Thinking Hard!

Tom and Rob Thinking Hard!
Wondering what home project to do next