Atlantis' Solid Rocket Booster Returns for Final Time

NASA's Liberty Star vessel returned to Port Canaveral on July 10th towing Space Shuttle Atlantis' right Solid Rocket Booster (SRB).  The vessel and crew successfully retrieved the SRB after it splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean off the Florida coast.  The shuttle's left SRB did not return until the next day due to mechanical difficulties with it's towing vessel, Freedom Star.  The SRB's help propel the shuttle into orbit in addition to the orbiter's main engines.  Click on the image to view the entire gallery from the final launch

FAP Episode #8 - The Mobile Office

faplogosmall(Duration - 47:46) In this episode of the Fireground Action Photography podcast we discuss a topic suggested by a listener in Sweden: The Mobile Office. How do you send pictures to clients from the field? Craig reviews a helpful gadget he's been using for years now...the portable vehicle jumpstart/booster pack. Here are some related links you may find useful: - EVDO cards, antennas, boosters and other mobile office products - Your on-line resource for mobile office data and communication - Your on-line resource for Verizon EVDO and wireless data service - Your on-line resource for Sprint EVDO and wireless data service PAPAC.SE - Featuring the photography of listener Chris Johansson (Sweden) - Satellite phone equipment and service Pep - One of many on-line resources for battery booster packs


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