September 30, 2006

Now, That's A Landing I Would Have Liked to See

BoingBoing has the scoop:

Think of the size of the heat shield, not to mention the size of the parachute(s?), to get the International Space Station safely back to Earth!

How are they going to get it back into space, I wonder?


Posted by brian at September 30, 2006 09:00 PM


That's why the program is so expensive, actually. They have to re-build the thing every time they send someone up. Just the cost of spare solar panels is extraordinary.

Posted by: Chris at October 1, 2006 03:39 PM

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