Tuesday, March 17, 2009

STS-119 Post Launch Reporter's Questions - Obama Bats

Reporter's questions about a hitchhiking bat (external tank) and President Obama's statement about NASA.
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Video Courtesy NASA / NASA-TV

UPDATE Mar 18,2009 [07:41 Z]:
Bat Hung onto Shuttle During Liftoff
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/shuttlemissions/sts119/launchbat.html


A bat that was clinging to space shuttle Discovery’s external fuel tank during the countdown to launch the STS-119 mission remained with the spacecraft as it cleared the tower, analysts at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center concluded. Photo Credit: NASA



1 comment:

duddits-fairuse said...

Maybe it should be. "Obama's belfry bats NASA"