Riders In The Sky To Play Space Shuttle Crew Return Ceremony
The group performed "Woody's Roundup" from the "Toy Story 2" soundtrack, which was played as the wakeup music for the STS-133 crew last Saturday morning while in space.
Today's Riders In The Sky performance will take place immediately following the STS-133 Crew Return Ceremony at Ellington Airport's Hangar 276 in Houston on Thursday, March 10, 2011.
Saddle Pals of all ages are invited to come out and welcome home the "Space Cowboys," and enjoy the best in Comedy & Western by "America's Favorite Cowboys," Riders In The Sky! Gates open at 3:30pm to the public.
This was the Space Shuttle Discovery's 39th and final flight and the 133rd flight of the Space Shuttle program. During the STS-133 mission, the shuttle and its crew of six Americans docked with the International Space Station, delivered the Permanent Multipurpose Module, the Express Logistics Carrier 4, a humanoid robot called "Robonaut," and provided critical spare components for the station.