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Space Shuttle Discover Launch Video from an Airplane

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by SlimDigg, Feb 27, 2011.

  1. Feb 27, 2011 at 1:28 PM
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    SlimDigg

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    Pretty sweet. How lucky would it be to just randomly be on that flight.
     
  7. Feb 27, 2011 at 2:44 PM
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    as I pilot, I could tell you movement to the left and right doesnt really affect an aircrafts performance.... however, if everyone were to move to the front or the back of the aircraft it could definitely throw things off. In this case... just a little left rudder trim will do the job!

    Pretty cool

    Once during a meteor shower I went flying around 20,000 feet with a friend of mine... the view of the shower up there was amazing! Would be pretty awesome to see the shuttle from the air too!
     
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    Awesome video!
     
  10. Feb 27, 2011 at 3:00 PM
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    Cool!

    I was lucky enough to witness a launch while on vacation in Daytona beach. we were about 50 miles from the launch and sat on our balcony and watched. It was a unique experience for sure. Afterwards, I was kicking myself for not making the 50 mile drive to watch up close.
     
  12. Feb 28, 2011 at 12:05 AM
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    Sends chills down my spine. Just like the first columbia launch. I hope we can pull out of this nose dive were currently in in the US and get back to business.
     
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    I was at work and my boss said: "the shuttles about to launch lets go" And I replied: "Um so?" well you could see it all the way in Savannah, GA 300 miles away! I felt like a dumbass afterwards by the way lol Even 300 miles away it was awsome, You could see the flames and the big smoke trail !
     
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