Posts Tagged ‘Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8’

Space shuttle Atlantis clears the tower, STS-135, Kennedy Space Centre, Florida

Handoff to Houston

Space shuttle Atlantis clears the tower on the final launch of the space shuttle program, STS-135. Once clear of the tower, control is transferred from the Kennedy Space Centre to Mission Control in Houston for the duration of the flight.

Closeup of final launch of space shuttle Endeavour, STS-134

Where The Wind Blows

Wreathed in her own launch plume, space shuttle Endeavour lifts off on the final launch of her career, hauling the US $2 billion Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer to the International Space Station. After landing, she’ll be processed and turned over to the California Science Center for permanent display.

STS-133 final launch of space shuttle Discovery panorama

STS-133 Launch Panorama

Space shuttle Discovery soars into the Florida skies, as seen in this 180° panorama taken from Astronaut Road. The massive Vehicle Assembly Building can be seen on the right, and Launch Complex 39B on the left. Click image to view larger.

Mink skull macro with teeth, Sans Souci, Georgian Bay

Nightmare on Mink St.

A perfectly preserved mink skull evokes monster movies of yore, just in time for Hallowe’en.

Snowdrop flower, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Snowdrop Rain

A lovely early snowdrop prepares to flower, after a cold March rain.