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Offline fritzthefox

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2009: A Spacebat Odyssey
« on: 03/12/2012 08:57 AM »


This Thursday it will have been three years since NASA launched STS-119, tasked with putting the finishing touches on the International Space Station. The shuttle mission carried with it an unexpected stowaway: a small, free-tailed bat who clung to the external fuel tank during lift-off. In memory of that historic event, I offer you the untold story of that launch, and the fate of NASA's first bat-stronaut...

http://www.fritzthefox.com/spacebat_watch.html
« Last Edit: 03/12/2012 09:21 AM by fritzthefox »

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Re: 2009: A Spacebat Odyssey
« Reply #1 on: 03/12/2012 01:12 PM »
I love it! Great work! :)
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Offline Rocket Science

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Re: 2009: A Spacebat Odyssey
« Reply #2 on: 03/12/2012 01:25 PM »
Way too funny! :D Thanks for posting it. :)
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