View Full Version : Canberras (WB-57s) to track Discovery launch

12th Jul 2005, 04:00
To achieve longer visual on Discovery for STS-114. two WB-57s (NASA 926/928) are to deploy at 60,000ft to observe until main engine cutoff. They are also rumoured/proposed as a way around the day launch requirement.
NYT rego required:
and more here:
Still no plan to replace them eh?