[gallery] Photo was taken by my F-15 comrades guarding the airspace for launch – Twitpic This has probably been reblogged a billion times but… wow....

[gallery] The space shuttle: So flawed, yet so inspiring — so human “Far from being some kind of monolithic, glossy, Star Trek-style venture, the shuttle program seemed more like a startup in some ways: underfunded, making do with whatever it had, just a bunch of smart engineers...