After a one-day delay from the original schedule, the Orion spacecraft rolled out to the launch pad in preparation for its December 4, 2014 test flight and was hoisted into position on its rocket.
Preparing to plow up into the vacuum of space is no small task. It might even be a little stressful, even to the iron-nerved astro-gods at NASA. So before every launch, they retreat to this house for drinking and wives.
That badass picture isn't a still from the new Transformers movie. It's an actual electrical storm behind the actual space shuttle Endeavor, set to launch on its final voyage today. This is the penultimate space shuttle mission; the curtain will fall on the 30-year-old program when Atlantis returns in June. But then…