RSM: Thanks for a great 30 years Discovery

Shuttle Discovery STS-133The space shuttle Discovery crew (STS 133) woke today to the sound of the Star Trek theme by Alexander Courage, and a monolog much like the opening to the Original Star Trek (OST) by none other than William Shatner.

You can see a video set to the audio here

This monolog was tailored to DIscovery’s 30 year mission to explore new science in the final frontier. It made me proud to be a Rocket Scientist, and to be part of something so much bigger than myself. It also made me sad at this ending, especially because there does not seem to be a beginning about to start behind it. I hope for our country and for my children, that the new beginning is as spectacular as the ending we are watching right now.

God speed Discovery. Thanks for a great 30 years.
RSM

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About rocketsciencemom
I am a rocket scientist in my day job, and a mother of two all the time. I'm a pop culture addict and amateur artist in my spare time. My typical preferences tend toward sci-fi and fantasy genres but I love a good drama or comedy. Reading the blogs of fellow Lost fans over the years has motivated me to finally write my own. All drawings and images on this blog are property of RocketScienceMom

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