The final flight of Atlantis will be STS-135. (The STS stands for “Space Transportation System.” The more you know.) I’ve been skimming through previous missions, especially the earliest missions and the Hubble-centric ones, looking for things to write & think about while I wait patiently to board a plane to Florida next month.
These 26 experiments made up Neurolab. I was surprised I had never heard of it, and glad to find a wealth of scientific literature about the experiments, some of which looked incomprehensible at first glance.
I love science that looks incomprehensible at first glance. Continue reading