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Discussion in 'General Motorcycling Discussion' started by Cowboy1600, Aug 9, 2005.

  1. ...Discovery.

    Glad it made it back safe and sound \:D/

  2. I bet Andy Thomas and Co are heaving a sigh of relief too!!!
  3. Watched it on nasa tv
    excellent stuff
  4. I had NASA TV running, and SBS picked up the BBC World coverage.

    Glad to see them home safely. Doesn't that thing lose height and speed amazingly quickly! It must be like the downhill run on the ultimate rollercoaster.

    God I'd hate it... :LOL:
  5. So you mean there's no killer ants coming to take over the world?

    Thank god for that inanimate carbon rod.

  6. Agreed :applause:
  7. Touchdown!!! "...nothing but net..."
    ... And in other news the Discovery successfully completed it's mission.
  8. All the news networks were quite obviously hoping it blew up. It made my stomach turn. When was the last time a landing was televised live here? Except maybe after challenger.
  9. Back in the early days of the missions EVERY touchdown was broadcast live....
  10. I was impressed that they actually covered it. SBS didn't muck around with the coverage. Just whacked it on and let it go. Pity we don't get to see the launch live.