sábado, 16 de julio de 2011

Nasa shuttle era ends

From PBS Newshour comes this video activity about the Shuttle's final voyage. This is their summary of the news item:

Despite troublesome weather, space shuttle Atlantis blasted into orbit for the final time Friday with a four-person crew and a payload of food for the International Space Station. Judy Woodruff and science correspondent Miles O'Brien discuss this final mission, the end of the space shuttle era and what's next for NASA.

Self-study activity:
Watch the video and say what the following figures refer to.

3 decades
12 days
$100 billion

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You can self-correct the activity by reading the transcript here.