Shuttle launch today.......

Discussion in 'Space & Aeronautics' started by N Gauger, May 31, 2008.

  1. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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  3. Hans Christian

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    Its about time that the main Kibo modlue flew... :-D
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    I was very happy to see they didn't have many problems this time. They even got off the ground on the first try! :)
  5. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    Yup - - I thought of that at +00.06 into the flight LOL As soon as they cleared the tower :D But i watched it until the External Tank separated :) Just to be sure!!!
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    I was really suprised to see it got off the ground, let alone didn't do a back flip just because of the mas of that module. It is humongous. Good thing it is up there now. I have pictures from KSC of these modules at the SSPF. Unfortunately only 10 more Shuttle flights left though. I really want to go see one before 2010. anyone have any tips as per byeing tickets for a launch and not wasting the money on a scrub? I hope I get to personally view one.
  7. Hans Christian

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    I share your thoughts pal, I also want to visit KSC on time for the last Horrah of the Shuttle... man... its sad to see it go...
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    It is sad to hear that the shuttle era is ending...but atleast they'll always live on forever in our card modelling:D I wish i could see a launch...always dreamed of seeing one or being part of a launch:D
  9. N Gauger

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    yup - -We felt the same way when the Apollo program ended... It was a double edged sword.. No more launches and no more moon landings.. :cry::cry::cry:
  10. underwoodl06

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    hehe..the closest we can get to being a part of a shuttle launch is the Shuttle Launch Experience down at KSC. It was a great ride and very informative. :D