Scary Shuttle News

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A frightening day for the space shuttle Atlantis…

Today’s landing was delayed because an “unknown object” (literally an Unidentified Flying Object?) has been orbiting alongside Atlantis. This could be just a little piece of whatever, but there’s a chance–probably a better chance than they’re telling us, I bet–that the piece of space litter came from our shuttle.

As Sentinel space blogger Michael Cabbage reports, in one chilling line, “The event could be meaningless or extremely serious.” He promises updates here.

The NASA official site offers complete coverage and video here.

And to think, all this time we were worried about a fuel cell…

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