Shireen Gonzaga is a freelance writer who enjoys writing about natural history. She is also a technical editor at an astronomical observatory where she works on documentation for astronomers. Shireen has many interests and hobbies related to the natural world. She lives in Cockeysville, Maryland.
Posted by Shireen Gonzaga in | March 16, 2011
The MESSENGER spacecraft atop a Boeing Delta II rocket lifts off on August 3, 2004, at 2:15:56 a.m. EDT, from Launch Pad 17-B, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Credit: NASA.