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space shuttle in so cal today

Discussion in 'Southern California' started by LBtaco, Sep 21, 2012.

  1. Sep 21, 2012 at 10:25 AM
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    LBtaco

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  2. Sep 21, 2012 at 11:48 AM
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    just depends on where you are.
     
  3. Sep 21, 2012 at 11:54 AM
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    carcharias

    carcharias Giggiddy what what

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    Watched one fly off from NASA a few months ago. We were on the runway. :cool:

    ;) Still frickin' awesome and exciting. Hoping to see it here, too!
     
  4. Sep 21, 2012 at 12:48 PM
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    Yeah, it just flew pasted my work!
     
  5. Sep 21, 2012 at 12:57 PM
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    BAMFTACO

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    I missed it I was hoping to see it while on my way to work but so much traffic
     
  6. Sep 21, 2012 at 12:58 PM
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    My uncle emailed this pic about an hour ago... He lives in Chico.

    2012 09-21 Endeavour over Otto 050.jpg
     
  7. Sep 21, 2012 at 1:00 PM
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    I was able to see one on the launch pad when i was on the cape as a kid. Pretty cool.
     
  8. Sep 21, 2012 at 1:02 PM
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    Leaving Griffith Observatory now. Watched the final fly-over before final approach to LAX. It was pretty sick actually.
     
  9. Sep 21, 2012 at 1:08 PM
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    Was bad ass for sure. Saw it at work in Burbank on both fly overs. I work on the WB Studios Lot on the other side of the Hollywood Hill sign.
     
  10. Sep 21, 2012 at 1:11 PM
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    It is neat to watch the shuttle fly...I drive by one parked at the Marshall Space Flight Center every time I am in Huntsville. After Katrina, I helped out at Michoud where they build the external tank. On the other hand, NASA is a TERRIBLE agency to work for, on again, off again funding and so much paperwork.

    Howard
     
  11. Sep 21, 2012 at 1:39 PM
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    i was on the roof of my truck at the Rose Bowl watching it...

    so cool...

    my wife was at home and it flew right over our house so all she saw was the belly of the 747... haha...
     
  12. Sep 21, 2012 at 1:45 PM
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    Used to see on occasion coming into Marshall's Space Flight Center in Huntsville Alabama. Not nearly as cool as seeing an actual launch.
     
  13. Sep 21, 2012 at 1:47 PM
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    A shot somebody at my work took.

    [​IMG]
     
  14. Sep 21, 2012 at 1:59 PM
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    From a friend that is working at LAx right now

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  15. Sep 21, 2012 at 2:20 PM
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    Those are both bad ass pics! Put mine to shame and I was in LA at 5am waiting for that shit to pass :banghead:
     
  16. Sep 21, 2012 at 2:21 PM
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    I have video from the same guy, with the plane doing a fly by.
     
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    aint this the truth
     
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    Is that the one that they are suppose to be pulling with the tundra?
     
  19. Sep 21, 2012 at 2:42 PM
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    flew over my house here in houston a couple days ago, i live less than 5 min from the nasa landing strip
     
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