Atlantis Crew 'Riding Inside a Fireball' - Universe Today
[/caption] At a post-landing news conference, STS-132 commander Ken Ham described the incredible visual effects the crew of Atlantis witnessed as they returned to Earth today. As the shuttle was engulfed in plasma during the hottest part of their re-entry through Earth’s atmosphere, they were in orbital darkness, which highlighted the orange, fiery glow around … Continue reading "Atlantis Crew ‘Riding Inside a Fireball’"