By Ben Evans
September 29th, 2012 | Tags: Al Shepard, Apollo, Astronaut, Atlas, Cape Canaveral, Dee O'Hara, Exploration, Explore, John Glenn, Kennedy Space Center, KSC, Lunar, Mercury Program, Mercury-Atlas-8 (MA-8), Moon, NASA, Pad 14, rocket, Rockets, Scott Carpenter, Sigma 7, Space, space exploration, Spaceflight, USS Kearsarge, Wally Schirra, Woomera | Category: Alan Shepard, Apollo, astronaut, Ben Evans, Celebrating 50 Years of Americans in Orbit, Earth observation, Gemini, Gordon Cooper, Gus Grissom, Mercury Program, NASA, Spaceflight, Walter Schirra | 6 comments - (Comments are closed)
Next Launch NROL-45 on a Delta IV rocket from Vandenberg AFB, CA
10 Feb 16 11:39:00 GMT
10 Feb 16 3:39:00 PST
10 Feb 16 6:39:00 Eastern
Endeavour departs Kennedy Space Center for the final time in this image captured by Zero-G News photographer Mike Killian.
Hubble Watches the Icy Blue Wings of Hen 2-437
NASA's Amazing Daily Image
In this cosmic snapshot, the spectacularly symmetrical wings of planetary nebula Hen 2-437 show up in a magnificent icy blue hue.