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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 26
07-08-2011, 10:47 AM
Godspeed to you, Atlantis.

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Originally Posted by SpaceFork
I noticed today that when they were wheeling out Atlantis that it resembles a beat up old Buick that's seen better days. Old spacecraft is old. Instruct NASA to build a better space buss.
She's at least 26 years old, at least according to her Wikipedia article. That's a pretty good run for a spacecraft. We've got bombers and warships that have been in service for longer than that.

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Originally Posted by Forgotten-Nemesis View Post
Two and a half hours to go before the launch now as I type this. I'm sure the crew will make it a good one.

...And I think I'm going to change the name of my ship to "Atlantis".
I've got one of those; a Discovery-class starship I named Atlantis when I was ranking my Sci Officer through the Captain Rank. It seemed fitting for the class.