Following the News: A boricua is in space now for real

The Discovery has launched.

It is so cool to know that a boricua astronaut is in space right now. Joseph Acaba is part of the crew of seven. He is making history as the first astronaut of Puerto Rican heritage in space.

Here's a report on tonight's launch:

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5h1W8dcUP9H70AmlSfDSenPteDT9gD96UPFL00


To read Acaba's bio, go to http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/acaba-jm.html
or click on this entry's headline.

Here are some photos I took between yesterday and tonight on news coverage of our boricua going to space.








For more photos, visit my photo page at http://flickr.com/photos/clarisel.

(photos by Clarisel Gonzalez of some of the TV coverage)
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