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 OA-4 on a Atlas V 401 rocket from Cape Canaveral AFB, FL
3 Dec 15 23:03:00 GMT
3 Dec 15 18:03:00 EST
Space Shuttle Discovery set to carry out the STS-116 mission. Photo Credit: Andy Sokol / Turbofox Photography
NASA's Amazing Daily Image
Although Enceladus and Saturn's rings are largely made up of water ice, they show very different characteristics.