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Space Shuttle Atlantis liftoff

I have never seen one, but I so much want to see a Shuttle launch one day:

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Best,
Chris

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normalcyispasse
Jun. 11th, 2007 11:19 pm (UTC)
+1. I've been around shuttles and I've been where they're launched but I've yet to actually see one lift off.
mckitterick
Jun. 12th, 2007 12:46 am (UTC)
I've never seen one in person, even. A few years back when SpaceShipOne won the X Prize, I so regretted not driving down to see that. *sigh*
tmseay
Jun. 11th, 2007 11:55 pm (UTC)
Well, let's take a field trip, then!
mckitterick
Jun. 12th, 2007 12:45 am (UTC)
I would be SO there!
lensedqso
Jun. 12th, 2007 12:50 am (UTC)
I saw
the December night launch from Orlando. Even from there it was spectacular. I'd like to get a little bit closer sometime, though. Time is running out...
mckitterick
Jun. 12th, 2007 12:53 am (UTC)
Re: I saw
Oh, neat! Yeah, that "time is running out" thing is part of my increasing desire to go watch a launch.
ericreynolds
Jun. 13th, 2007 01:26 am (UTC)
It's amazing in person. We saw Discovery (I think it was Discovery) launch right at sunrise a few years ago. One thing I didn't expect was how bright the exhaust was. Too bright to look at for any more than a second. And it's loud, you feel it in your chest.
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