My boss is in Florida right now for the launch of the last space shuttle. Apparently they only had two thousand or so tickets, so their servers were bonked when they went on sale. He was lucky to have gotten six, the limit.
These are some interesting photos that remind me a lot of Apollo 13, except way cooler.
I had no idea Dustin Hoffman was on the Columbia in 1980 and changed his name to John Young.
(via Shawn Blanc)