Discovery is on its way!

Space shuttle Discovery is on its way to the International Space Station. I watched the launch, the first night time launch in more than 4 years. MECO (main engine cutoff) was nominal with no residual burn required. Nine minutes to orbit. It was pretty cool to watch!

About Jamie Todd Rubin

Jamie Todd Rubin writes fiction and nonfiction for a variety of publications including Analog, Clarkesworld, The Daily Beast, 99U, Daily Science Fiction, Lightspeed, InterGalactic Medicine Show, and several anthologies. He was featured in Lifehacker’s How I Work series. He has been blogging since 2005. By day, he manages software projects and occasionally writes code. He lives in Arlington, Virginia with his wife and three children. Find him on Twitter at @jamietr.