Discovery departs space station with a message from Capt. Kirk

Associated Press via Los Angeles Times 3/7/2011

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Discovery, the world’s most traveled spaceship, left the International Space Station on Monday for the last time, getting a dramatic send-off by the dozen orbiting astronauts as well as “Star Trek’s” original Capt. Kirk.

Station skipper Scott Kelly rang his ship’s bell in true […]