EARLY MORNING RISERS WILLING TO BRAVE TEMPERATURES IN THE MIDDLE TO

UPPER 20S WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO VIEW NEBRASKA`S FIRST

ASTRONAUT...CLAY ANDERSON...FLY ACROSS THE NEBRASKA SKY JUST BEFORE

SUNRISE WEDNESDAY MORNING.

 

THOSE WILLING TO BRAVE THE COLD WILL BE TREATED TO A DOUBLE

FEATURE...AS THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION APPEARS FIRST AT 37

DEGREES ELEVATION ABOVE THE SOUTHERN HORIZON AT 5:36:12 AM CST...

FOLLOWED BY THE APPEARANCE OF THE SPACE SHUTTLE DISCOVERY IN ABOUT

THE SAME LOCATION AT 5:36:33 AM CST.

 

THE SHUTTLE DISCOVERY WILL APPEAR TO CHASE THE SPACE STATION ACROSS

THE SKY...RACING NORTHEAST BEFORE DISAPPEARING ON THE EASTERN HORIZON

AT AROUND 5:40 AM CST.

 

THE SHUTTLE DISCOVERY IS EXPECTED TO LAND AT THE KENNEDY SPACE

CENTER IN FLORIDA WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

 

DETAILED SPECIFICS RELATING TO FINDING THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE

STATION AND SHUTTLE DISCOVERY IN THE MORNING SKY FOLLOWS BELOW...

 

  International Space Station

Shuttle Discovery

First Appearance: 5:36:12 AM CST

5:36:33 AM CST

Direction/Elevation South/37 Degrees

South/37 Degrees

Mid Point: 5:36:56 AM CST 5:37:22 AM CST
Direction/Elevation Southeast/50 Degrees Southeast/51 Degrees
Disappearance: 5:39:44 AM CST 5:40:07 AM CST
Direction/Elevation East/10 Degrees

East/10 Degrees

 


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.