Posts Tagged ‘space shuttle’

Space Shuttle Discovery Makes People Look Up

In a moment seemingly made for Instagram, the space shuttle Discovery—NASA's oldest and most used shuttle—made loops around D.C. for an hour this morning while strapped to the back of a jet, before landing at Dulles. The shuttle will be making its new home at the Air and Space Museum's Udvar Hazy Center. Twitter users [...]

The Needle: Spaced Out Edition

Capital CrashShare: The way some people ride Capital BikeShare bikes, you'd think accidents involving the service were frequent. (Besides, the bikes feel damn near indestructible while you're on them, and by "damn near indestructible," we mean "very slow.") But today's incident on U Street NW where a tractor trailer and a cyclist collided was only [...]