Twenty five years ago today, the Space Shuttle Discovery blasted off with the Hubble Space Telescope on board. The crew were Commander Loren Shriver, Pilot Charles Bolden (who is now the NASA administrator), Mission Specialist Bruce McCandless, Mission Specialist Kathryn Sullivan, and Mission Specialist Steven Halway. 764 more words
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Last night I finished stitching down all the applique pieces for this block. This morning I started to sew the decorative stitches. I did a cross stitch on the center of the pomegranate in a dark currant #5 perle and a back stitch around the outer edge of the body in a hand-dyed golden tan. 150 more words
Today marks the 25th birthday of the Hubble Space Telescope (HST).
24th of April 1990 the Hubble Space Telescope was launched. Initially providing blurry images due to a problem with its primary mirror, the telescope was serviced by a Space Shuttle mission and after this provided excellent images of those never seen before. 173 more words
Ladies and Gentlemen,
There are three senate bills that I would like to encourage you to add to your session before the deadline to do so passes. 599 more words