What the current launch coverage is like, the Spaceflightnow.com edition

There's a shuttle launch today. In a few hours. This may only make sense today since this is a live feed of launch coverage, but here's what the current launch coverage is like on Spaceflightnow.com.  It's better than I've seen before. It's WAY better than straight NASA TV http://static.mogulus.com/scripts/playerv2.js?channel=spaceflightnow&layout=playerEmbedDefault&backgroundColor=0xffffff&backgroundAlpha=1&backgroundGradientStrength=0&chromeColor=0x000000&headerBarGlossEnabled=true&controlBarGlossEnabled=true&chatInputGlossEnabled=false&uiWhite=true&uiAlpha=0.5&uiSelectedAlpha=1&dropShadowEnabled=true&dropShadowHorizontalDistance=10&dropShadowVerticalDistance=10&paddingLeft=10&paddingRight=10&paddingTop=10&paddingBottom=10&cornerRadius=10&backToDirectoryURL=null&bannerURL=http://mogulus-user-uploads.s3.amazonaws.com/E908FB85-0FCB-01BE-FB98-072E5F8AA53A.gif&bannerText=Spaceflight%20Now&bannerWidth=320&bannerHeight=50&showViewers=true&embedEnabled=true&chatEnabled=true&onDemandEnabled=true&programGuideEnabled=false&fullScreenEnabled=true&reportAbuseEnabled=false&gridEnabled=false&initialIsOn=true&initialIsMute=false&initialVolume=10&contentId=null&initThumbUrl=null&playeraspectwidth=4&playeraspectheight=3&mogulusLogoEnabled=true&width=400&height=400&wmode=window

Spaceflight, now with more cleavage

The men who ran the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs were men of legend.  Tough, chance taking heroes who would bet their lives on their skills rather than "err on the side of caution". They were "we're doing this today, so I'm going to piss in my spacesuit rather than scrub the mission" kinda guys.... Continue Reading →

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