Shuttle Launchpad Damaged

2 06 2008

So it looks like I haven’t been keeping up with things again. I’m sure I’m the last to blog about this happening, but you should head over to Universe Today and read all about damage to the launchpad during Saturday’s launch. There are some amazing pictures there. Those shuttle engines really pack a wallop! Here’s a sampler:

Debris falls into the water following Discovery’s launch on Saturday. Images from CBS Space Place.




2 responses

2 06 2008
Trey French

That picture reminds me of the movie Young Einstein when he split the Tazmanian beer molecule.

2 06 2008
Nick Jones

Sadly enough I’m gonna have to agree with the T-rey on that one.

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