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Robert Pearlman
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posted 07-18-2013 09:47 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Now airing on the Smithsonian Channel, "Shuttle Discovery's Last Mission":
With more than 27 years of service, the space shuttle Discovery has clocked more time in space than any other shuttle. She has flown more than 148 million miles, and has become one of the most storied spacecraft in American history. Join us as we celebrate her remarkable past and follow her final flight: to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. It's an emotionally charged mission full of logistical challenges. Discovery is a robust, but very fragile aircraft, and getting her to D.C. in one piece will require some innovative engineering.
Upcoming show times (EDT): July 20, 8:00pm, 11:00pm | July 23, 10:00pm

Tykeanaut
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posted 05-25-2015 03:37 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Tykeanaut   Click Here to Email Tykeanaut     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Just caught half of the documentary on TV this morning. It will be repeated at 4pm this afternoon (Monday May 25th) on "Yesterday" channel (UK).

Tykeanaut
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posted 05-26-2015 11:27 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Tykeanaut   Click Here to Email Tykeanaut     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Did I spot you on the documentary Robert or did my eyes deceive me?

Robert Pearlman
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posted 05-26-2015 11:53 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
You did indeed. If I recall, I am in a couple of scenes but the one most noticeable (as below) was at Discovery's arrival at Dulles International Airport. I was among the media standing along the runway.

Merkaw
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posted 06-02-2015 01:08 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Merkaw     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Is the full documentary available online?

Robert Pearlman
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posted 06-02-2015 01:27 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
There are a couple of clips on YouTube and the full documentary had been available via the Smithsonian Channel app, but it doesn't appear to be online at the moment.

Merkaw
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posted 06-03-2015 03:58 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Merkaw     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks. I'll keep an eye out for the full documentary. Would love to see it.

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