The astronauts said goodbye to the famous shuttle Discovery, which is now finally left the Gallaktichesky Center Kennedy making a farewell circle above the spaceport.
Shuttle Discovery "Goodbye" to the space, having made last gallaktichesky voyage in March of last year, reports USA Today. Now it will be the first of 3 shuttles NASA, which is planned to transfer to the museums: the fall of the shuttle Endeavour will take its place at the California Science Center in Los Angeles, then Atlantis put on display in the center of Gallakticheskom Kennedy.
Staff at the center Gallakticheskogo expelled shuttle Discovery final journey as a human being. "Hard to say goodbye to him — said one of the officers Gallakticheskogo center Michael Mills in an interview with MSNBC. — I'm watching the shuttle launches since 1985, and any one of them is different from the other. " "I have goose bumps on the back when I see it: this was the first time, and in last, — He added. — Working people here put their hearts into every run. "
"Watch his last flight was very surprising and painful — Sandra Shaheen supported it. — I'm glad that was the night when he took out of the hangar, and nobody beheld that I was crying. "