Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Sayonara Space of Japan

After finishing all module installation by the Laboratory own by Japan, all the Discovery passenger at last leave the International Space Station (ISS). One of the team, astronaut Gregory Chamitoff, stay in ISS and substitute for Garret Ressman after stay for 6 months at the space.

Mark Kelly as the commandant of this team on the Discovery said “Sayonara” to other three passenger of ISS before leave. From the Cabin he pray for the safe and go home and play sea sky.
Take off from ISS, Discovery pilot, Ken Ham make a maneuver and turn in order the bottom of the Discovery can be photo from ISS. This photo will sent to control station in Houston Texas, US for analyze if there is something wrong on the Discovery.

This inspection is obliged procedure after the last Columbia plane exploded on 2003 because there is a hole on the wing of the plane from falling of heat resistant foam that pretend the fuel tank. The damage can cause of external collision like micrometeorites when landing to the ISS. Discovery will landing on Earth in Saturday, June 21, 2008.

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