Category Archives: Space History


Bob Zimmerman has a post up about today’s planned flight.

If it happens, it will have happened on the 35th anniversary of the loss of Challenger, and on my birthday.

[Update a few minutes later]

Looks like winds are too high, so they’ll miss the anniversary.

[Afternoon update]

Well, it looks like they are going to try today. They’re loading propellant, but there seems to be an FAA issue.

[Friday-afternoon update]

Well, here‘s what we know so far.