Utility Planet is the official blog for the column of the same name in The Spectrum Monitor. It replaces Utility World in the discontinued Monitoring Times magazine. Utilities are all VLF/LF/MF/HF (and sometimes low-band VHF) radio communications except broadcasting, CB, and non-emergency amateur. If you understood the last sentence, you know enough to read this blog.
Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Shuttle Landing is GO
Just a few seconds ago, the decision was made to land at KSC tonight. The de-orbit burn is in 8 minutes. The landing is still scheduled for 8:39 Eastern time (0039 UTC). Ground track is over Mexico, out into the Gulf right over the Yucatan, and northeastward toward Florida.