CHANTILLY, Va. — Cries of “I see it!” rang out through the crowd as a speck on the horizon got bigger and bigger, resolving into the odd shape of two attached aircraft approaching. Soon it was close enough to make out space shuttle Discovery riding piggyback aboard a jumbo jet.
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Thousands Cheer Space Shuttle Discovery’s Museum Arrival
The spiderlike shape of Moscow appears at the center of this nighttime image taken by astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
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Lights at Night: Moscow from Space
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Reinvigorating space exploration in the United States will require not only boosting NASA’s budget but also getting the public to understand how pushing the boundaries of the space frontier benefits the country’s innovation, culture and economy, said renowned astronomer Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Boosting NASA’s Budget Will Help Fix Economy: Neil deGrasse Tyson