Test Pilot; NASA Astronaut: STS-120 & ISS-25;
Space Station Commander; Aspiring Poet; Inspired by quiet moments, kindness and the power of the spoken word.
1034 days ago
Go Discovery! Four years ago this very moment, this was the scene at launch pad 39A. I remember the rocket lighting like it was yesterday! The acceleration was eye-watering as the chains of gravity give way to 7.7 million pounds of thrust!
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Will add NASA's ringtone of shuttle launch to my cell phone.
Great memory CDR. THX for sharing, you make it almost like being there for me...
One more photo of STS-120 crew: http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/kscpao/images/large/07pd2199.jpg
Great! You were on the flight deck?
Launch from outside: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rrWBZYLaXU
(No music video, sorry.)
I'm sorry those days are over.
It is fantastic, on April 5, 2010, I had the opportunity to attend one of the latest releases of Discovery, was a unique experience, I guess I live it live Astro Wheels, has to be ..... thanks, a beautiful picture.
Thinner than I thought
it saddens me that Discovery will only fly again..in our vivid imagination
fear not.. No cameras were harmed when this photo was taken. ;-)
What a great memory and great picture! Thank you for sharing with us as always!
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