Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Last numbers...

4.7 million Americans served in the 1914-1918 in WWI now there is just a single veteran that remains.  Frank Woodruff Buckles, America's last surviving World War I veteran, celebrates his 110th birthday today.
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Nasa space shuttle Discovery prepares for its 39th and final launch. Nasa space shuttle Discovery prepares for its 39th and final launch. Prior to its latest mission the shuttle has travelled 142,917,535 miles and spent 351 days in orbit, with a total of 246 crew members on board over the past 27 years, including first female to ever pilot a spacecraft.  The STS-133 mission to the International Space Station (ISS) is scheduled for February 24, after which Discovery will enter retirement.  more

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