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Wheels stop...

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Hi, Steve_the_Deev - you should be somewhere down there, right?  ;)


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Something you probably didn't encounter during Edwards landings...

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Welcome back, 41-B crew!

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Red carpet treatment at KSC :)

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The first shuttle landing at KSC was celebrated at the Visitor Complex.

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« Last Edit: 12/23/2011 01:52 PM by Ares67 »

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Paul Gibson, Reggie McNair and Eric Brand - and some guys holding them... ;D

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Challenger meanwhile is rolled back into the OPF.

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Let me end this with a quote taken from Ben Evans' book "Space Shuttle Challenger - Ten Journeys Into the Unknown" (p.112), describing the situation after two satellites and a target balloon were lost in space:

"Added Joe Allen: They were now zero for three in satellite deployments! I've never asked him, but I wondered what Bruce was thinking at that point, because he was going to be the fourth satellite!" ;D

Actually nothing was lost - they even found a solution for Westar VI and Palapa B-2. But that's another story...

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And if you have not joined L2 already, here is another reason to do so:

STS 41-B Hi-Res photo archive

http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=13679.0

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