Daniel Fischer

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The Atlas V launch video was actually pretty cool - the feed from an infrared telescope, that is, which showed the plume expand nicely in the upper atmosphere, with the camera looking directly into the rocket exhaust just before ULA had to cut the feed on NRO's request. More screencaps in http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=28638.165 and the next page.

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The Atlas V launch video was actually pretty cool - the feed from an infrared telescope, that is, which showed the plume expand nicely in the upper atmosphere, with the camera looking directly into the rocket exhaust just before ULA had to cut the feed on NRO's request. More screencaps in http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=28638.165 and the next page.

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