On the day of Discovery’s final return to Earth, its crew and the crew of the International Space Station had an amazing wake up call from Captain James T. Kirk himself. I’m sure the astronauts laughed with this one, while trying to hold their emotions in their last mission day.
Today, Discovery reached for the stars for the last time in history. The launch almost got cancelled because of a last-minute computer display problem, but the engineers saved the day a couple of seconds before the launch window deadline. Here’s the video of the launch.
NASA says this is not a space nappy, but it is. They call it the Maximum Absorbency Garment. I call it the Space Pooper. But why do astronauts use them?