space shuttle

Look! It's a bird…it's a plane…it's Discovery!

Article: Look! It's a bird…it's a plane…it's Discovery!

Yesterday the mainstream media, bloggers, photographers, Twitterers such as @Siouxsie212 who snapped the photo above (hashtag #SpotTheShuttle), and DC-area residents all craned their necks upward and pointed their Instagram-ready smartphones and DSLRs up into the sky to capture the space shuttle Discovery heading to its retirement home at the Smithsonian.

Great amateur photo of space shuttle launch

Article: Great amateur photo of space shuttle launch

In a case of being at the right place at the right time, and with WiFi access, Hoboken resident @Stefmara snapped, twitpic’d, and tweeted this awe-some photo with her iPhone of the space shuttle Endeavour’s final launch as seen from her seat on a flight. This of course has gone rapidly viral. This is a…