Friday, January 20, 2006

Blast Off...& a nominal connection! (click here)

After two days of delays due to poor weather and a power failure, the 197-foot tall Atlas 5 unmanned rocket, built by Lockheed Martin, lifted off at 2 p.m. EST from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Thursday. The rocket is headed for Pluto.
Credit: NASA/KSC

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