shuttle launch today! :)

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by HathawayHens, Feb 24, 2011.

  1. HathawayHens

    HathawayHens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey anyone in FL... don't forget to watch the shuttle launch this evening just before 5!!! [​IMG]
     
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    Makes me wish that I lived in Florida. [​IMG] Oh well, maybe NASA will post pictures.
     
  3. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

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    awesome!
     
  4. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    Here's a video of the launch:
     
  5. catdaddy66

    catdaddy66 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the post of the video. It was awesome!
     
  6. Mak

    Mak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Watched it on NASA TV. Sad to see her go up for the last time.
     
  7. Mak

    Mak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry. Double post.
     
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  8. WyandotteTX

    WyandotteTX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have always wanted to go watch it take off in person. Would be an awesome spectacle to see in my opinion...
     
  9. Royd

    Royd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have witnessed several launches, including the tragic Challenger launch. I actually saw it, about 30 seconds after the explosion, from the 5th floor of a Jacksonville powerplant.

    Here's a picture I took, from my yard, of a launch on Nov. 14, 2008...I just held the shutter open for several seconds.

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    I have also witnessed one, under parachute, at 13,500', along with several other jumpers...Called a shuttle jump...Timed, specifically, to get us to altitude, at the correct time...It actually broke through the clouds, about 10 seconds before we left the plane....Once in a lifetime opportunity.
     
  10. cityslickers

    cityslickers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Royd what a GREAT pic [​IMG]
    I have seen lots and love them [​IMG] My Aunt lives on the water right across from the launch pad.. can't beat that veiw..I love night launches best..One more launch and I won't miss the last one.. Sorry to see it end [​IMG]
     

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