October 18, 2017

Astro-Vid Of the Week: The 1st Space Shuttle Free Flight

Enterprise in free flight for the first time.

Credit: NASA.

Hey, I remember watching that…

Perhaps the weirdest aspect of the ending of the space shuttle program in 2011 was that in some ways, it seems like it just started. For example, it seems like only yesterday that my 9-year old self was watching the first free-flight of the Space Shuttle Enterprise broadcast live from Edwards Air Force Base on our grainy black and white TV. [Read more...]